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Garden stitch life : 50 embroidery motifs and projects to grow your inspiration / Kazuko Aoki ; [English translation : Ai Toyoda Jirka].

Aoki, Kazuko, 1953- (author.). Jirka, Ai Toyoda, (translator.).


"In Garden Stitch Life, embroidery artist Kazuko Aoki invites you into her enchanting world of garden-themed embroidery. You'll get a glimpse into her creative process, from sketching and selecting thread colors to stitching tips and techniques, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at her atelier, garden, and other inspiring locales. In addition to dozens of botanical motifs, you'll also find designs based on the author's favorite things in life: food, travel, and design. Projects include samplers, collages, patches, bags, table linens, and more!"-- Page [4] of cover.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781940552378
  • ISBN: 1940552370
  • Physical Description: 128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: Salem, MA : Zakka Workshop, 2018.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Originally published in Japanese language by Nihon Vogue Corp.
Formatted Contents Note:
In the garden. Seed packet bag -- Gardener's patches and seed packet -- Violet notebook -- Rose collage -- Rose greeting cards -- Garden sampler -- Alphabet sampler -- Bee sampler -- Gardening twine cannister -- Spring flowers doily -- A letter to spring -- Garden visitors -- Bird studies -- Fall field samples -- Acorn knitting needles -- Foldover clutch -- Herb Patches -- Inspiration: my garden -- Everyday life. Pottery placemat -- Market bag -- Tobe ware sampler -- Bread magnets -- Linen bread cloth -- Recipe case -- Monogrammed oven mitts -- Inspiration: my atelier -- Travels abroad. Dala horse wall hangings -- Swedish wildflower sampler -- Midsummer tea cozy -- Sketchbook studies -- Mushroom needlebook & pin cushion -- Embroidery stitch guide.
Language Note:
In English. Translated from Japanese.
Subject: Embroidery > Patterns.
Flowers in art.
Decoration and ornament > Plant forms.
Decoration and ornament > Plant forms.
Flowers in art.
Genre: Patterns.

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