Embroidered Garden Flowers: Botanical Motifs for Needle and Thread

Embroidered Garden Flowers: Botanical Motifs for Needle and Thread

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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.

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Title:Embroidered Garden Flowers: Botanical Motifs for Needle and Thread
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781611804546
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  • Bonnie

    This popped up on my Net Galley recommendations list and the cover art looked so pretty that I immediately requested it, knowing that I don't nearly have enough time in my life to embroider these days...

  • Shelli

    Embroidered Garden Flowers: Botanical Motifs for Needle and Thread by Japanese needlework powerhouse Kazuko Aoki is an incredibly easy-to-follow guide to stitching common, completely realistic, live...

  • Patricia

    Sorry I could only give this 3 stars. I loved the patterns, but as a beginner, trying to replicate the stitches gave me a headache....

  • Debbie

    I am grateful for the opportunity to preview this book in exchange for an honest review.I was drawn to this title because of the subject matter. Art and craft books are my addiction. While the embroid...

  • Sonja

    A special thank you to Roost Books and NetGalley for an ARC in exchange for an honest review. 4 Stars ****As some one who has had years of embroidery and other needlework experience, I was excited to ...

  • CJ

    This beautifully produced instruction manual has so many unexpected extras! I am impressed, although I feel more of a novice than before. The detailed photographs of the embroidered botanical delights...

  • Robin Willson

    Beautiful book. Great photos and detailed information about the basics of embroidery. So many flowers with excellent detail. I like the way that the patterns are given, with a picture of the flower an...

  • Eileen Hall

    What a lovely instruction book!The embroideries are delicate, but effective.The projects and illustrations are straight forward and informative.This would be the ideal book to use as a long term heirl...

  • Sandra Crane

    A beautiful book with beautiful photos. There is detailed info about the flowers pictured, with diagrams and material needed. I love this book just for the photos alone. It looks to me that this book ...

  • Ashley

    An absolutely gorgeous guide for embroidering flowers! I wish I could embroider this well - I'd embroider every stitch of clothing I own with flowers. Embroidering can be soothing, but whenever I try ...