[MOBI] ☆ Embroidered Garden Flowers: Botanical Motifs for Needle and Thread | BY ↠ Kazuko Aoki

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

  • Title: Embroidered Garden Flowers: Botanical Motifs for Needle and Thread
  • Author: Kazuko Aoki
  • ISBN: 9781611804546
  • Page: 456
  • Format: Paperback
  • 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 comA 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 combinations As an avid gardener and seasoned embroiderer, Kazuko Aoki presents a beautiful blending of her twin passions through designs that are clearly rendered with an appreciation for intricacies and a delight in the subject With artistic photographs, clear step by step instructions, and detailed diagrams, Embroidered Garden Flowers is a treasure trove that can be enjoyed by novice and experienced sewers alike.
    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 Fro

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    1. 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 are displayed in a naturalist fashion Each piece is very realistic and honestly I would purchase this book for the pictures alone The blackberries were my favorite I never thought to use french knots fo [...]

    2. 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 flowers growth, including buds, full blooms, and even color variations A cute touch is the inclusion of all sorts of garden denizens butterflies, caterpillars, ladybugs, and bees.Although clearly written for th [...]

    3. 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.

    4. What a lovely instruction book The embroideries are delicate, but effective.The projects and illustrations are straight forward and informative.This would be the ideal book to use as a long term heirloom sewing exerciseVery highly recommended.I was given a digital copy of this lovely book by the publisher Roost Books via Netgalley in return for an honest unbiased review, which I am very happy to do.

    5. 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 don t feel compelled to buy it or recommend since there are many unique books out that dazzle.

    6. 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 to advanced artisans in embroidery, and those who sketch, paint, or draw I believe a beginner might use the book if they have access to a mentor, or other resource to assist with basic stitch practice.The fl [...]

    7. This beautifully produced instruction manual has so many unexpected extras I am impressed, although I feel 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 choice of threads and needles for the projects and, the manual even advises the best fabric to embroider upon, then additional treatments to give the embroiderer the best possible outcome One extra that is [...]

    8. 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 embroidered flower next to the pattern so that you don t have to flip back and forth Disclosure of Material Connection I received this book free from the publisher Roost Books and Netgalley book review bloggers p [...]

    9. A beautiful book with beautiful photos There is detailed info about the flowers pictured, with diagrams and material needed I love this book just for the photos alone It looks to me that this book would be for advanced embroiderers but don t let it stop you from just enjoying the book Thank you Giveaway for a great book.

    10. An absolutely gorgeous guide for embroidering flowers I wish I could embroider this well I d embroider every stitch of clothing I own with flowers Embroidering can be soothing, but whenever I try it, my stitches never turn out so even and consistent as Kazuko Aoki s have Highly recommend to anyone interested in embroidery.

    11. If you like to embroider this is a good book for you Gives detailed instructions for 37 garden flowers Some of the flowers included in this book are pansy, lavender,rose, sweet woodruff, zinnia, digitalis, and nicotiana Nicely illustrated Would also make a good gift for someone who likes to embroider.

    12. This is not an entirely innovative offering, but the book is beautifully and helpfully put together The patterns are gorgeous with a tiny touch of quaint, and the instructions are easy to follow I enjoyed the clean, modern presentation of Aoki s designs, and I m excited to try them for myself

    13. I love the detail in the embroidery I love that it has different stitches and step by step how to do it Awesome

    14. Thank you NetGalley for allowing me to read a digital copy of this book in exchange for a review All opinions are my own.I m self taught when it comes to embroidery and I love it When I saw this title come up on NetGalley I knew I had to check it out This is a great book for advanced embroiders The designs are gorgeous and the instructions are very detailed It even includes a guide on how to do the stitches used in this book and the types of fabric thread the author recommends to use The only r [...]

    15. A gorgeous book of embroidery with incredible detail that mirrors the kinds of botanical illustrations you might find in a text book or field guide From bulbs to roots to the actual blooms, no detail is overlooked, and the finished products are stunning Instructions are similarly thorough, laying out the kinds of stitches to be used and the order in which to complete each design, with tips for getting the best and smoothest results A very fine book for advanced embroiderers I only deducted a sta [...]

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