30 Effortless Designs That Showcase the Beauty of Nature
Gorgeous, Nature-Inspired Projects for Embroidering Your Own Vibrant Garden
Thread your way through 30 nature-themed motifs that will transport you from flowery fields and sun-drenched deserts to mossy forests, glorious gardens and beyond. With clear instructions and comprehensive step-by-step photographs, Botanical Embroidery makes it astonishingly simple to stitch your own fiber art garden.
For beginners, a detailed guide to getting started covers all the basics like threading a needle and readying a hoop, while more experienced stitchers will love Maggie’s unique style and fresh approach to the craft. Sink into the soothing rhythm of embroidery as you create projects like Idyllic Irises and Wild Walnut Wood Slice. Curl up with a calming plumeria pattern or create a fiddle-leaf fig for your favorite houseplant parent. Let your mind be whisked away as you stitch a striking Sunrise Over Organ Pipe Cactus or ethereal Night-Blooming Moonflowers.
Prepare to pass entire afternoons stitching serenely in your own botanical paradise with this treasure trove of sprout-, blossom- and bloom-inspired pieces.
Praise For Botanical Embroidery: 30 Effortless Designs That Showcase the Beauty of Nature…
“Maggie’s love and reverence for nature shines through in these thoughtful pattern compositions and beautiful color choices. Botanical Embroidery is a delight for all plant lovers and those wanting to use thread as an artful medium.”
-Dani Ives, award-winning artist, educator and author of Painting with Wool
“This book fills both my passion for making things with my hands and for great design, thanks to the beautiful photos and easy step-by-step instructions. I can’t think of a better way to spend a weekend!”
-Jo Gick, award-winning interior designer and finalist on NBC’s Making It
“Maggie strikes the perfect balance between confident instruction, personal stories and encouragement to stitch your own riff on her botanical designs. This book will inspire readers to create their own new memories with embroidery.”
-Ciara LeRoy, professional embroidery and multidisciplinary artist and creator of Pretty Strange Design
Page Street Publishing, 9781645674184, 192pp.
Publication Date: November 16, 2021