The Embroidered Garden
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Kazuko Aoki
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-01 - Publisher: Shambhala Publications

Whimsical, beautiful embroidery motifs created by an avid gardener—stitch roses, bees, or whole garden scenes. Kazuko Aoki has a unique talent for translating the beauty of the garden with needle and thread. By offering forty motifs, Aoki invites us to explore her gardens through embroidery. The forty motifs explore the roses and wildflowers that appear season to season, as well as the bees and butterflies that enjoy their nectar. The designs here are exquisite, detailed, and artfullly rendered. Beyond the motifs themselves, Aoki also presents projects that feature the embroidery: brooches, notebook covers, pin cushions, and pouches. For those new to embroidery, detailed how-to illustrations are included.
Youth's Companion
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Kazuko Aoki
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 1913 - Publisher:

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Embroidered Botanicals
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Yumiko Higuchi
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-27 - Publisher: Shambhala Publications

Stitch simple and striking embroidery designs with wool, cotton, pearl cotton, and metallic threads. Japanese artist Yumiko Higuchi is celebrated for her embroidery designs with a Scandinavian flair. The motifs and patterns she offers here are true to her trademark zakka style: simple and graphic yet softened with organic shapes and imagery drawn from nature. The result is embroidery that feels modern and nostalgic all at once. In Embroidered Botanicals, Higuchi offers 39 embroidery projects highlighting the distinctive quality of different threads. With motifs created specifically for different types of thread-wool, cotton, pearl cotton, and metallic-makers will become better versed in the materials available to them. With beautiful photographs, clear step-by-step instructions, and detailed diagrams, this book will be an inspiring guide for those new to embroidery and a fresh and unique offering for those experienced with needle and thread.
The Encyclopedia of Crafts
Language: en
Pages: 3
Authors: Laura Torbet
Categories: Handicraft
Type: BOOK - Published: 1980 - Publisher:

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Youth's Companion
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Laura Torbet
Categories: Handicraft
Type: BOOK - Published: 1913 - Publisher:

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