Embroidery Garden: Artful Designs Inspired by Nature by Yanase Rei

Embroidery Garden: Artful Designs Inspired by Nature by Yanase Rei

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Delve into new and unique embroidery designs inspired by botanicals and nature and created by well-known and well-respected Japanese needlecraft artist Yanase Rei.

Readers can capture the flowers, greenery, and animals found in their gardens, their neighborhoods, and their imaginations by stitching these embroidered botanical designs. Some bright, some dark, some richly complex like brocade, some simple and joyful—all the moods of the garden are offered here.

The rich, multilayered designs from well-known needlework artist yanase rei are at last available beyond her native Japan. Experienced embroiders and crafters new to embroidery will love these inspiring new designs.
Twenty-nine embroidery patterns, including colorful, pastel, beige, or black flowers; flowers combined with beads; animals, birds, and fish; leaves and greenery
Six complete projects—bow ties, hatbands, bookmarks, brooches, hairbands, and clutch purses
Techniques for creating framed embroidered artwork, embroidering on clothing, and selecting the best colors for their own personal embroidery gardens using single- or multiple-floss embroidery methods
A complete list of tools and materials necessary for creating stunning nature-inspired embroidery
Readers can use the patterns, techniques, and projects found in these pages to recreate rei's designs and then use them as a jumping off point to create lush and exciting embroidery gardens of their own.


Size: 7.5in x 10.0in  |  Pages: 112  |  150+ color and black-and-white photos and diagrams
Binding: Paperback / softback
ISBN: 9780764364242