by Sakurai Kazue
Japanese embroidery - nihon shishu - goes back more than 1600 years and it uses intricate patterning and traditional symbolic motifs. The most exquisite flower designs are featured in this beautiful book of garden flowers. You can choose between Spring flowers - Daisy Wreath, Freesia, Violets, Muscari; Summer flowers - Mini Rose, Sage, Hydrangea, Clematis; Fall and Winter flowers - Japanese Silverleaf, Snowdrop and Flowers with candles. Beautiful photographs offer tons of inspiration and step-by-step instructions with easy to follow diagrams make following these projects a breeze whether you know Japanese or not. 'Embroidery of Garden Flowers' by Sakurai Kazue, softcover with 71 pages. TEXT IS IN JAPANESE.