Embroidered Garden Flowers: Botanical Motifs for Needle and Thread by Kazuko Aoki

Embroidered Garden Flowers: Botanical Motifs for Needle and Thread

A whimsical field guide to embroidered flowers. Working through a full growing season, from spring to autumn, the sixty-three flower varieties presented here offer a full garden of cherished blooms. From pansies and lilies-of-the-valley to poppies, zinnias, and campanulas, the flowers presented here feature buds, blooms, and roots in stunning detail and charming color com...

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Embroidered Garden Flowers: Botanical Motifs for Needle and Thread Reviews

  • Bonnie
    This popped up on my Net Galley recommendations list and the cover art looked so pretty that I immediately requested it, knowing that I don't nearly have enough time in my life to embroider these days. I received it in exchange for my honest review.This book contains a wide variety of flowers that a...
  • Shelli
    Embroidered Garden Flowers: Botanical Motifs for Needle and Thread by Japanese needlework powerhouse Kazuko Aoki is an incredibly easy-to-follow guide to stitching common, completely realistic, live and growing flowers – from their roots, stems, and leaves, up through different stages of the ...
  • Sonja
    A special thank you to Roost Books and NetGalley for an ARC in exchange for an honest review. 4 Stars ****As some one who has had years of embroidery and other needlework experience, I was excited to review this. This book is gorgeous in it's detailed and naturalistic drawings. I would recommend it ...
  • Debbie
    I am grateful for the opportunity to preview this book in exchange for an honest review.I was drawn to this title because of the subject matter. Art and craft books are my addiction. While the embroidery was lovely, I didn't find it to be particularly special. While I enjoying seeing this volume, I ...
  • Robin Willson
    Beautiful book. Great photos and detailed information about the basics of embroidery. So many flowers with excellent detail. I like the way that the patterns are given, with a picture of the flower and the type of stitch near each area. The thing I would change is to have the picture of the embroide...
  • CJ
    This beautifully produced instruction manual has so many unexpected extras! I am impressed, although I feel more of a novice than before. The detailed photographs of the embroidered botanical delights included various stages of growth or life-cycle; the instructions advise how to determine the best ...
  • Patricia
    Sorry I could only give this 3 stars. I loved the patterns, but as a beginner, trying to replicate the stitches gave me a headache....

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