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Zakka Embroidery: Simple One- and Two-Color Embroidery Motifs and Small Crafts (Make Good: Japanese Craft Style) (Paperback)

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Description


Embrace a simpler approach to stitching with bold one- and two-color embroidery motifs
 
Zakka Embroidery presents designs that are an elegant blend of Japanese and Scandinavian style. The motifs and patterns are spare and graphic, yet softened with organic shapes and imagery drawn from nature. The result is embroidery that evokes a personal feel and conjures a sense of nostalgia.
The task of picking just the right palette for an embroidery project can be overwhelming to beginners and experienced stitchers alike. But when you take away that challenge, a whole world of texture and style becomes available. Here Japanese designer Yumiko Higuchi presents embroidery motifs to be stitched using just one or two colors—creating patterns and designs that are more evocative for their form than for a play of colors. Each embroidery design is paired with a simple craft project, transforming the stitched fabric into a functional object, including pouches, pillows, aprons, and more.

With beautiful photographs, clear step-by-step instructions, and detailed diagrams, Zakka Embroidery will be an inspiring guide for those new to embroidery and a delightful experience for those experienced with needle and thread.

About the Author


YUMIKO HIGUCHI studied design at Tama Art University. In 2000 she started work as a handbag designer and began exploring embroidery in 2008.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781611803105
ISBN-10: 1611803101
Publisher: Roost Books
Publication Date: October 25th, 2016
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Make Good: Japanese Craft Style