Enchanting Embroidery Designs invites you to create your own world using bright thread colors and imaginative stitches.
Full of motifs that are both simple and playful, from zany crocodiles, and cuddly cats to big-eared bats and stealthy ravens. This book invites you to be creative with its whimsical designs and step-by-step instructions—whether you use these projects as visible mending techniques or simply to add interest to a piece. The sweet scenes and cute characters are full of life and texture, making them at home on your favorite clothing, home accessories or wall hangings.The unusual and versatile designs in this book include:
- Cheery flowers on a broach
- Pretty pine trees on hanging ornaments
- A colorful curly sheep
- Fluffy and stormy clouds
- Bushy-tailed foxes
- Moss on stone and microorganisms in Petri dishes
- And more!
Simple how-tos take you through every recommended stitch, while a section on combining colors will inspire you to try mixing and matching to create something new. There's also a section on turning your stitchery into embellishments you can use, wear and share. Put your imagination and hands to work with the help of this inspiring embroidery book.
MiW Morita is a widely-exhibited painter, illustrator, animator, textile designer/artist and graphic designer whose work has appeared on everything from book and magazine covers to confectionery boxes and store logos. See her work at miw.cc
"…[Morita] combines poetry and instruction in this gracious embroidery guide…Her diagrams and instructions are tidy, with helpful arrows and outlines. [She] set out to make designs 'that are fun to do,' and any crafter who picks this up will agree she hit the mark." —Publishers Weekly