Embroidery artist and avid gardener Kazuko Aoki shares her newest collection of exquisite designs inspired by her very own kitchen garden. This bountiful assortment of embroidery motifs includes everyone’s favorite garden treats. From humble tomatoes and radishes to show-stopping figs and Brussels sprouts, this collection features over 30 edible plant designs. Stitch up a sampler to decorate your kitchen, create a one-of-a-kind farmers market tote, or just pore over the pages forendless inspiration. Each design features artfully illustrative details yet are made with just a handful of simple embroidery stitches. Embroidery enthusiasts will delight in this cornucopia of lush and sweet designs to stitch and savor. Instructions and templates for all designs are included, along with personal embroidery tips and expert advice from the author.
Yes, this is perfect for those crafters who love to gift and show of their work! I’m fairly new to embroidery but found this book easy to follow with fantastic new ideas.
If you’ve spent anytime online searching for new ideas and new patterns only to come across the same old patterns, you will love this book! Get inspired to create something new and change up the patterns and designs a little to make it sole yours!