Botanical Motifs for Needle and Thread by Kazuko Aoki
Embroidered Garden Flowers: Botanical Motifs for Needle and Thread features work and instructions by Kazuko Aoki who is a taleneted and popular Japanese textile artist whose work has been featured in many embroidery magazines and exhibitions.
Working through a full growing season, from spring to autumn, the sixty-three flower varieties presented here offer a full garden of cherished blooms. From pansies and lilies-of-the-valley to poppies, zinnias, and campanulas, the flowers presented here feature buds, blooms, and roots in stunning detail and charming color combinations. As an avid gardener and seasoned embroiderer, Kazuko Aoki presents a beautiful blending of her twin passions through designs that are clearly rendered with an appreciation for intricacies and a delight in the subject.