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I learned to embroider when I was a kid, when everyone was really into cross stitch (remember the '80s?). Eventually, I migrated to surface embroidery, teaching myself with whatever I could get my hands on...read more

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Shisha & Variations: Embroidery with Mirrors


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Learn the magic of mirror embroidery with this comprehensive ebook for traditional shisha and some fun variations!

Suitable for beginners & beyond, this ebook will take you step-by-step through simple shisha embroidery techniques and traditional shisha worked two ways. You'll also learn three exciting variations to shisha and four practical foundation stitches. And you'll discover how to fix odd-shaped objects such as beetle wings to fabric using shisha techniques.

Throughout the ebook, you'll find tips and hints that will help you achieve the best results possible with these gorgeous techniques for adding sparkle, bling, color and texture to your embroidery projects.

The ebook also provides three original embroidery design patterns so you can practice your new-found shisha skills, along with resources for finding shisha supplies - and tips on what to use from the things you have on hand!

19 pages; over 120 full color photos and diagrams; step-by-step instructions for 4 foundation stitch techniques; 5 variations of shisha that can be mixed and combined with the foundation stitches; 3 full-size practice patterns. 25MB PDF

Technical Information
The PDF comes to you via an email download link directly after purchase. The link is sent to the email address used for purchasing. If you do not receive your email link within 30 minutes, drop me a line! For security reasons, the link expires after three download attempts or four days, whichever comes sooner, so please download to your computer as soon as possible.

For use on mobile devices and tablets, please download to your computer first and then move to your mobile device or tablet following the instructions for loading PDFs on your particular device.

If you don't receive your download link within half an hour of placing your order, or if you have any trouble with your download, please contact me.

Refund Policy on E-Books

Due to the automatic delivery of download links and the digital nature of e-books, there are no refunds on e-books. Thanks for understanding!