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Brazilian Embroidery 101 Instructional book JDR 6600

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Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery Book: Brazilian Embroidery 101 by Cheryl "Sunshine" Schuler
Newest Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery Book
Brazilian Embroidery Instruction Handbook Featuring Sunshine's Valentine Heart

Check out the different packages for this design!

Brazilian Embroidery 101, BK-BE101 with traceable design: Sunshine's Valentine 128 pages spiral bound.
Don't have a teacher near by and you want to learn Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery?  This is the ultimate instruction handbook for learning the BE techniques.  Feel like "Sunshine" is sitting right there and showing you what to do every step of the way.

Or if you are a teacher - this is a great teaching tool for your classes.

Brazilian Embroidery 101 is a step-by-step manual for learning and teaching Brazilian Embroidery.

The instruction manual strives to provide the beginner and even the more experienced stitcher with the ultimate step-by-step reference for the most-used beginning, intermediate and advanced Brazilian Embroidery stitch techniques.  Included are leaf techniques and ideas.  “Helpful hints” have been added along the way to guide you through your stitching.

Providing you with over fifty gorgeous flowers and a buzzy bumblebee to help you learn the Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery techniques. Instructions for all of the flowers featured on the cover can be found inside.  Also included are some buds and filler flowers that you can add to enhance your stitching. The flower instructions are arranged from beginner stitches progressively on to the next step; each flower building on what you learned from the one before.

Large graphics have been provided to help those who learn better with pictures.

Although the directions are “Brazilian Embroidery” and are written for using “Z” twist rayon threads, other threads can be used for a dimensional masterpiece.
The Sunshine’s Valentine, on the cover was developed to provide you with an embroidery design that all stitchers will enjoy completing. 

Book Only:  $24.95  BK-BE101 Book Only with traceable heart

128 pages spiral bound.   ISBN 0-9721428-1-9 
The heart has an 8½” X 9” stitching area. 

The suggested mat opening size: 11” x 17”.

The fabric that you need should be about 15” x 20”.

♥BK-BE101 Combo Book With Cream or White fabric print
Or if you would like the Heart screen-printed on fabric and the book
BE 101 spiral bound book with Sunshine's Valentine Heart  on cream screen-or white printed fabric. $34.95

Valentine Heart
 ♥JDR 6600 Pattern with directions.

You must have the basic knowledge of Brazilian Embroidery. 
The directions only tell you how to stitch each flower.  There is NO stitch technique instructions in these directions. 


Design with 12 pages of very simplified directions with screen printed fabric, ready for you to stitch.  $18.00

JDR 6600 Cream or white Print Only $12.00
No directions
This is for those that have already purchased the book and decided they did not want to trace the design on to fabric. 
*Special note: 
buying "print only" means that YOU must have the book. 
Sharing a book and buying print onlys' for those that are sharing the book is a copyright violation.  Each person must have their own book. The print only designs are to save YOU the time of having to trace the design in YOUR book.

See the choices available to you. 

 ♥Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery 101 and JDR 6600 Sunshine's Valentine Heart

Pattern Number JDR6600 Screen printed design guide on Trigger Fabric 
BK-BE101 Book with traceable Heart
Brazilian Embroidery 101
"Sunshine Please Sign my Book" Free
BK-BE101 Combo Book with Cream Fabric print $34.95
BK-BE101 Combo Book with White Fabric print $34.95
JDR6600 Sunshine's Heart with 12 pages of condensed directions -Cream Fabric $18.00
JDR6600 Sunshine's Heart with 12 pages of condensed directions -White Fabric $18.00
JDR6600 Print only Cream * see note below $12.00
JDR6600 Print only White *see note below $12.00
JDR 6600 TP Full skein thread packet with 69 skeins $131

Sunshines Valentine Heart Thread Packet
Do you need the threads too? Want to see them closer?

JDR 6600 TP Full skein thread packet with 69 skeins of thread for the Sunshine's Valentines Heart. 

It has all the great colors of the design.


A special thank you to all the students in the B.E. 101 class.  Your questions have made me become more thorough in explaining techniques.     You wanted a printable copy – I know this is more than you asked for!  The BE students have been my guiding force!

Thread list for the heart as shown: (but please feel free to choose your own colors)
If you plan using exactly the same colors you will find that the "Thread packet" above is easier to order than doing it one by one.

Bouclé  001 Medium to Light Blue
Ciré 053  Lt /Med /Lt Avocado Green
Ciré 139  Dark Sky Blue
Nova 004  Pale to Light  Pink
Glory 001  Medium to Light Blue
Glory 003  Light Yellow and  White
Glory 012  Blue and Lavender
Glory 073  Dark to Light Golden Yellow
Glory 098  Whisper/Pale/Whisper Violet
Glory 113  Yellow
Glory 114  Light Yellow
Glory 138  Straw  (Pale Beige Yellow)
Glory 161  Slate Green
Glory 219  Light Periwinkle
Lola 000  White
Lola 003  Light Yellow and  White
Lola 013  Light Yellow and Light  Pink
Lola 026  Light Yellow, Pink, Blue 
Lola 054  Light Yellow, Pink, Lavender
Lola 063  Pale/Whisper Pale Turquoise
Lola 065  Dark to Light Cranberry
Lola 071  Lt/Dk/Lt Turquoise
Lola 072  Med/Lt /Med Apricot
Lola 083  Medium to Pale  Hot Pink
Lola 086  Medium to Light Mulberry
Lola 112  Light Sky Blue
Lola 114  Light Yellow
Lola 115  Cantaloupe
Lola 118  Apricot
Lola 134  Light Yellow
Lola 139  Dark Sky Blue
Lola 204  Fuchsia 


 INDEX  of the book

ABA Set up-What does it mean? 29
Basic Brazilian Embroidery Supplies. 7
Basic, Intermediate, Advanced?............... 6
Bullion – how many wraps?. 37
Bullion for a left handed person.. 38
Bullion Helps............. 37
Bumble Bee........... 109
Chain Stitch Padding 61
Classifications of BDE... 6
Cleaning Up The Backside 24
Color Hints 25
Date and Sign............. 28
Doodle Cloth 8
Drawing The Design.. 19
Exercise..... 8
Fabric....... 16
Ironing.. 18
Preparing the edges......... 18


Advanced Blue Bells 103
April Flower......... 95
Aster..... 77
Aster Bud 77
Baby’s Breath 69
Blanket Stitched Wheels......... 95
Blue Bells....... 102
Bossa Nova Rose 82
Bossa Nova Rose Bud... 83
Bullion Tipped Lazy Daisy 73
Bullion Tipped Lazy Daisy Bud... 74
Carnation 92
Cast-on Daisy 87
Cast-On Daisy Mum. 87
Cast-on Flower Bud... 88
Cast-on Rose Bud. 86, 111
Chrysanthemum. 94
Creeping Flower 71
Cross-Needle Hydrangea....... 66
Dazzler 100
Delphinium......... 70
Dizzler 3 petal flower 108
Dizzler Buds 108
Dogwood 78
Double Cast-on Daisy 104
Dragon Flower....... 106
Fancy Bullion Daisy 111
Fancy Creeping Flower....... 111
Fancy Daisy 75
Field Flowers......... 69
Forget-Me-Nots.. 78
Four Petal Daisy 78
French Knot Daisy 76
Frilly Rose......... 90
Fuchsia 104
Gerone Daisy 69
Gerone Daisy Bud... 70
Golden  Rod 110
Hollyhock....... 110
Impatiens 81
Japanese Violet 84
Joan’s Rose 91
Lazy Daisy Flower 68
Lilly of the Valley 110
Lupine 107
Meadow Daisy 75
Meadow Daisy Bud... 75
Morning Glory. 97
Morning Glory Bud......... 81
Peach Blossom......... 98
Periwinkle......... 96
Rolled Rose......... 79
Rose Bud....... 105
Shadow Rose 76
Snow Flower 80
Star Flower....... 107
Starflowers....... 111
Tole Rose......... 90
Twosomes....... 109
Violets 111
Wild Rose......... 98
Woodland Violet Buds 101

General Recommendations. 27
Going To The Fair....... 25

Helpful Hints........... 113
Helpful Hints - Detached Buttonhole............. 53
Helpful hints when doing stem stitches 31

Hoops....... 20
Alignment 20
Over stitching......... 21

Keeping Embroidery Clean.... 22
Lady Bug 111

Blanket Stitched Leaves 59
Blanket Stitched With Bullion Vein.. 63
Boucle.. 62
Bullion.. 62
Bullion Padded......... 61
Cast-on 64
Cretan.. 63
Double Cast-on......... 64
Lazy Daisy Fern.. 62
Leaf Stitch......... 58
Long & Short Stitched......... 64
Multiple Leaf Clusters......... 64
Open Fishbone......... 62
Padded Satin. 60
Rose Leaves 59
Satin Stitch......... 60
Self-Padded Leaves 61
Shading 63
Stem Stitched......... 62

Long term storage. 23
Marking Pens............. 18
Most frequently asked questions........... 114

Beading 13
Bullion.. 12
Chenille 12
Darner.. 12
Holding Your Needle 26
Long Darner 12
Milliner/Straw...... 12
Sharps. 13
Tapestry 12
Threading......... 14
Parking the needle.. 24

Putting Fabric In Hoop. 20
Shadowing 24
Stab or Scoop?. 27

The Stitches
Alternating Satin Stitch 32
Back Stitch......... 32
Blanket Stitch 34
Bullion.. 36
Bullion Cast-on Combos......... 41
Bullion Chain/Running Bullion 38
Bullion Tipped Lazy Daisy Stitch 35
Bullion Tipped Pistil. 33
Cast-On 38
Cast-on Double Stitch 44
Cast-On Review 85
Chain.... 34
Colonial Knot Stitch 35
Coral Knot......... 54
Couching 30
Detached Buttonhole....... 52
Detached Chain 34
Double Cast-on Drizzle 43
Double Cast-On Stitch 41, 102
Double Cast-On Stitch Over Needles......... 42
Double-sided Single Cast-on... 43, 44
Drizzle.. 40
Drizzle with a bead 41
Feather Stitch 36
French Knot... 33, 69
French knot Lazy Daisy Stitch 75
Knotted Cast-on......... 45
Knotted Double Cast-on......... 46
Lazy Daisy......... 33
Leaf Stitch......... 32
Long & Short 36
Needle Weaving......... 54
Outline Stitch 32
Palestrina Knot.. 56
Pekinese 55
Picot..... 57
Pistil Stitch......... 33
Satin..... 51
Spider Web Weaving......... 57
Split Double Cast-on Drizzle 47
Stacked Stem Stitch 31
Stem.... 30
Tatting.. 44
Turkey Stitch 35
Twisted Bullion  Cast-on......... 49
Twisted Bullion Double Cast-on......... 49
Up-down cast-on......... 44
Wheat Stitch 54
Whipped Stem 31

Stitching On Velvet... 23
Sunshine’s Finishing Techniques..... 118
Taking Care of Your Needles 11
The Fabric Bite....... 26
Thread Tail 26

Boucle.... 9
Cire’...... 10
Controlling The Colors 63
Frost..... 10
General Information – Helpful Hints. 10
Glory..... 10
How to knot......... 15
How to knot off..... 16
How to open a skein. 13
Iris........ 10
Lola...... 10
Nova..... 10
Quilter’s knot.. 16
Storage 14
Straightening....... 13
Thread Organizer........ 14
Thread vs. Needle Size.. 11
Where to knot.. 15
Z Twist vs S Twist.. 9
Tracing The Design.. 19
Transferring The Designs 18
Water Soluble Stabilizers............. 19
What gets Stitched First?.... 29
What is Brazilian Embroidery?............. 4
Where do I begin?.. 27
Where do you do your stitching? 23


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