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If you love hand embroidery, look no further for a library of designs to tell your story! Folk Art Motifs featuring over 400 line art motifs designed for hand embroidery including animals, plants & flowers, everyday household items, abstract designs and much more.
We've included the basics of hand embroidery as well as stitch diagrams to make this book ideal for beginners or experts! Over 14 decorative accent borders also included.
The motifs are simple stitcheries and are perfect for quilts, dish towels and pillows. Two patchwork quilt designs are included in the book. They are based on early 1900’s styles - one on-point featuring decorative borders and colorful embroidery & the other in a classic red and cream redwork style are also provided! Here are a few peeks at the original quilts (hop on over to Amy's blog to see more of the original quilts & the history behind the book)!
Here are a few of our favorite dish towels created in the redwork style:
This book is a must-have to any needlework enthusiast! Use the vast library of artwork to tell your favorite story in thread! For tips & tutorials on hand embroidery, be sure to view our Crossroads Embroidery Series (PS - there are free patterns for each tutorial too!).