Follow author and needlework artist Rachael Dobbins as she teaches you how to embroider flowers, portraits, and other 3-D patterns that make your art pop--literally. Using a combination of traditional and unconventional stitching and macram techniques, Modern Embroidery takes traditional embroidery design to the next level while truly encouraging readers to think outside the box.
How to embroider flowers, portraits, and more--like an artist. Embroidery doesn't have to be flat or about perfection. It can be interpretive, with innovative textures, unconventional color gradients, and movement throughout. In Modern Embroidery, Rachel goes back to basics in order to push the boundaries of traditional needlework. Designed to take you from beginner to intermediate artist, this inspired guide contains new techniques and twenty jaw-dropping embroidery patterns.
Textured hand embroidery made easy. An embroidery book like no other, Modern Embroidery makes a unique craft gift or coffee table accessory for anyone passionate about art in new mediums. In addition to beautiful patterns, you'll discover how to start embroidery projects and how to apply the same techniques to home d cor, clothing items, and much more.
Inside Modern Embroidery, find step by step embroidery instructions, as well as advice on:
If you want to learn how to embroider flowers or like embroidery books with patterns, stitching books, or modern embroidery designs--such as Embroiderer's Guild Transfers Collection, Embroidery, or Foolproof Flower Embroidery--then you'll love Modern Embroidery.