More than 160 techniques hand stitched to create original designs. Hazel Blomkamp shows you how to make ordinary patchwork extraordinary though a fabulous mix of embroidery techniques and bead embellishments. All of the incredible pieces you see in this book have been made only with a needle, thread, fabric, ribbons and breads. You can even Learn to use embroidery to create your own patchwork pieces from scratch. Hazel's Comprehensive techniques gallery explains more than 160 techniques for bead embroidery, Silk Ribbon embroidery, needle weaving, tatting as well as free-hand quilting and working from paper templates. There are Five projects included, so you can make your own Beautiful finished pieces.