Embroidered Garden Flowers: Botanical Motifs for Needle and Thread (Make Good: Japanese Craft Style) (Paperback)

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Description


A whimsical field guide to embroidered flowers.
 
Working through a full growing season, from spring to autumn, the sixty-three flower varieties presented here offer a full garden of cherished blooms. From pansies and lilies-of-the-valley to poppies, zinnias, and campanulas, the flowers presented here feature buds, blooms, and roots in stunning detail and charming color combinations. As an avid gardener and seasoned embroiderer, Kazuko Aoki presents a beautiful blending of her twin passions through designs that are clearly rendered with an appreciation for intricacies and a delight in the subject. 

With artistic photographs, clear step-by-step instructions, and detailed diagrams, Embroidered Garden Flowers is a treasure trove that can be enjoyed by novice and experienced sewers alike.

About the Author


KAZUKO AOKI is a talented and popular Japanese textile artist whose work features in many embroidery magazines and exhibitions. Her delicate pictures are inspired by her great love of nature, and the flowers in her own garden, which often provide the starting point for her creative designs. Kazuko loves to combine other embroidery techniques with cross stitch to introduce a beautiful and unexpected element in her designs and, in the process, create an original new style.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781611804546
ISBN-10: 161180454X
Publisher: Roost Books
Publication Date: December 5th, 2017
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: Make Good: Japanese Craft Style