Modern Japanese Embroidery Stitches by Noriko Tsuchihashi, from Tuttle Editions
Up your embroidery game with these unique patterns! In Modern Japanese Embroidery Stitches, Japanese textile maven Noriko Tsuchihashi presents over 100 bold, textural motifs to stitch with thread, ribbon, beads, and buttons using familiar stitches as well as a few lesser-known ones.
With photographic suggestions for how to combine and display the finished projects, you'll never lack embroidery inspiration. The novel patterns in this book include: Elegant sea life, butterflies, and insects. Lucky symbols from around the world. Gorgeous letters and numbers. Unusual botanicals, including florals made with ribbons, beads, and fringes. And more!
The book's detailed lessons make sure that your artful creation won't go awry. Even experienced needlecrafters will learn a few new tricks, from embellishing printed fabrics to stitching a two-dimensional motif. Don't miss out on this trendy, creative pastime!