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Title:
Embroider your life : techniques + motifs + inspiration : simple techniques & 150 stylish motifs to embellish your world
Author:
Mornu, Nathalie, author, editor.
Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
Indianapolis, Indiana : DK Publishing, 2017.

©2017
Physical Description:
124 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Summary:
"Are you ready to embroider your world? With 150 motifs designed by 20 of today's most popular embroidery artists selected from Instagram and Etsy, learn the simplest embroidery stitches and techniques, and see the creative ways the motifs can be used to personalize your head-to-toe wearables, accessories, and items for your home. Explore color, stitch variations, fabric grounds, thread types, scale, fills, and more with Embroider Your Life. With stitch motifs that are contemporary and modern, with a graphic aesthetic--not retro, kitschy, sentimental, or old-fashioned, the book is accessible to the total beginner plus contains ideas to keep more advanced stitchers interested."--Provided by publisher.
General Note:
Includes a list of contributors (pages [126-127]).
Language:
English
Contents:
Materials, tools & techniques -- Communication -- Technique stitch on paper -- Natural world -- Designed world -- Technique stitch a house -- Patterns -- Technique Sashiko.
ISBN:
9781465464859
Format :
Book