This intricate A-Z guide to embroidered flowers provides inspiration on recreating blooms and buds from Alyssum to Zinnia, with clear step-by-step instructions, guidance on stitches and threads and tidbits of trivia about the flowers themselves.
14 quick and easy projects, including baby gifts, clothing and homewares, will inspire both the beginner and the time-poor, experienced needlecrafter to pick up a needle and thread and embellish everyday items using ribbons, buttons, beads and braids.
Hand Embroidery Stitches and Projects for Flowers, Leaves and Foliage
Author: Kristen Gula
Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Learn how to stitch all your favourite flowers, leaves and foliage, with this is collection of tutorials for 200 embroidered flowers and foliage. Discover how to stitch beautiful blooms including roses, daisies, daffodils, pansies and buttercups as well as more exotic blooms. Modern hand embroidery expert, Kristen Gulush, shows you how to create all the floral motifs from a stitch library of less than 10 embroidery stitches. As well as the step tutorials for the flowers and leaves, there are 10 projects for home decor items and accessories that showcase the embroidery so you can show off your makes and create beautiful gifts for family and friends. Choose from a collar motif, pillow cover, table decoration, shoe embellishments and many more!