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Artfully Embroidered

Motifs and Patterns for Bags and More

Naoko Shimoda


Artfully Embroidered reinvents vintage embroidery through a modern aesthetic. You'll enjoy traditional Japanese and western motifs that are made new with color and embellishment, and 25 embroidered patterns demonstrating the beauty of the traditional designs while keeping the projects fresh and modern-looking. Step-by-step instructions and templates allow you to create lovely sewn or embroidered projects, or use the embroidery motifs on you own designs.

Discover a variety of projects including handbags, totes, clutches, and coin purses, as well as wallets, handkerchiefs, and brooches. In addition, there are visual examples of embroidery used as embellishment on clothing and linens. Also included are pattern inserts for selected projects. Whether you are a sewist, an embroiderer, or a handbag maven, you'll find gorgeous embroidery designs you won't want to miss!

Paperback • 120 pages 8 ¼ x 10 ¼ in (210 x 260 mm)