Through her unique combination of wool and cotton thread, designer Yumiko Higuchi reinvents traditional embroidery for modern makers. Simply Stitched includes 20 beautiful embroidery motifs, plus project and instructions. Use these stunning designs to create accessories, clothing, and home decor.
Enjoy classic embroidery motifs that are made new with fresh color combinations and incredibly textured detail. Embellish a child’s sweater with colorful candy motifs, create a holiday stocking that’s sure to become a family heirloom, or stitch a simple linen tote. With Simply Stitched, you’ll be inspired to embroider every available surface!
The materials list is simple - cotton embroidery floss, wool embroidery thread or tapestry wool, and a fine even-weave fabric like linen. The tools are basic, easy to find, and you probably have many already. The number of specific stitches used is quite reasonable at just 7.
Things start to get a bit un-simple when it comes to transferring motifs, and even more so for assembling a project, say, into a bag or a pillow.
But all can be overcome when one particular project entices your left brain into believing it is just a secondary back-up right brain failsafe. It could be any project, such as the wee roosters or the twee candy wrappers. The pigeon...
A truly beautiful and inspiring book for all those who love embroidery it's a must have.
Gave this to my daughter for Christmas and she loved it.
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