Embroidered Wild Flowers: Patterns Inspired by Field and Forest (Make Good: Japanese Craft Style) (Paperback)
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From dandelions and violets to mushrooms and autumn leaves, this collection of embroidery motifs is inspired by nature walks.
Inspired by the wonder and beauty of the natural world, the embroidery motifs offered here evoke wildflower meadows and woodland walks. With lifelike yet whimsical plants and flowers, as well as mushrooms, leaves, trees, and birds, the flora and fauna presented here offer a delightful and beautiful range of motifs drawn from nature.
Featuring 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.
About the Author
KAZUKO AOKI is a talented and popular Japanese textile artist whose work is featured 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.