Cover image for Garden stitch life : 50 embroidery motifs & projects to grow your inspiration / Kazuko Aoki ; [English translation : Ai Toyoda Jirka].
Title:
Garden stitch life : 50 embroidery motifs & projects to grow your inspiration / Kazuko Aoki ; [English translation : Ai Toyoda Jirka].
ISBN:
9781940552378
Publication Information:
Salem, MA : Zakka Workshop, 2018.
Physical Description:
128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
General Note:
Originally published in Japanese language by Nihon Vogue Corp.
Contents:
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.
Abstract:
"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.
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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!


Author Notes

Kazuko Aoki is a popular Japanese embroidery artist who draws inspiration from her garden and the wildlife that frequently visits there. After attending art school in Japan, Kazuko Aoki studied textiles in Sweden. She is the author of multiple embroidery books.