Add sophisticated flair to your needlework with the nature patterns of Embroidery Designs: Natural Splendor. This kit includes 12 step-by-step designs, the how-to basics of embroidery, and all the materials you need to create 2 projects. This isn't your grandma's embroidery! Embroidery Designs: Natural Splendor is a modern take on a classic craft—no stuffy, old-fashioned flowers here. This 64-page, fully illustrated guide book has everything you need to start embellishing anything and everything with modern, chic embroidery. Among the designs you can add to your wardrobe and accessories with this book are a hummingbird, dragonfly, ladybug, and bumblebee. Even if you're completely new to needlework and embroidery, Embroidery Designs: Natural Splendor is a great starting point, because it opens with a how-to on basic embroidery stitches. From there, the step-by-step projects will show you how to add designs from nature to purses, pillows, skirts, backpacks, and just about anything you can get a needle through! The projects of Embroidery Designs: Natural Splendor are:
- Flowers & Sprigs
- Water Lily
About the Author
Kelly Fletcher is a professional needlework designer and the founder of Kelly Fletcher Needlework Design. She is the author of the internationally published Embroidered Home, contributing artist to Margaret Rowan’s Handsewn and Petra Harms’ Stitch it Yourself, and the designer, writer, and stitcher behind the Embroidery Designs range of hand embroidery kits. Kelly is based in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she creates content for magazine, book, and kit publishers worldwide, and creates ebooks and hand embroidery patterns for her online shop. She favors creative surface embroidery, with its many stitches, and puts a contemporary spin on traditional stitches and techniques to create fresh designs that appeal to modern embroiderers. Find out more at www.kellyfletcher.co.za.