30 exquisite nature-inspired designs for stitching onto bags, buttons, cushions and more by Alice Makabe
Embroider 30 stunning floral motifs to stitch onto bags, clothes and accessories.
Celebrate the beauty of botanical embroidery with this collection of 30 stunning projects designed by renowned Japanese embroidery artist, Alice Makabe.
As embroidery continues to grow as a contemporary craft of choice, discover the beauty of botanical embroidery with this collection of 30 exquisite motifs and projects inspired by flowers, fruit, foliage and other natural forms. Stitch your way through an assortment of elegant designs organized by colour, from pinks and subtle yellows to lush greens and moody blues. Learn how to use specific embroidery stitches to replicate the textures and shapes of flowers, leaves and stems. The book includes full-size, easy-to-follow templates and a useful embroidery stitch guide. As well as the beautiful embroidery motifs, there are also project instructions for creating gorgeous bags, aprons, pillow covers, pincushions, pouches and more.
Table of Contents
Tools & Materials 42
Getting Started 46
Project Instructions 60
Embroidery Stitch Guide 112