With 150 motifs designed by 20 of today's most popular embroidery artists selected from Instagram and Etsy, learn the simplest embroidery stitches and techniques, and see the diverse ways the motifs can be used.
Explore color, stitch variations, fabric grounds, thread types, scale, fills, and more with Embroider Your Life. With stitch motifs that are contemporary and modern, with a graphic aesthetic-not retro, kitschy, sentimental, or old-fashioned, the book is accessible to the total beginner plus contains ideas to keep more advanced stitchers interested.
Nathalie Mornu created her first piece of embroidery more than 10 years ago. She has written and edited craft books since 2003 and is the author of the bestselling A Is for Apron. Her other titles include Knit & Wrap, Quilt It with Wool, Contemporary Bead & Wire Jewelry, and Leather Jewelry.