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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 01 July 2020
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782218623
  • Stock: Not Yet Published
  • Size: 210x260 mm
  • Illustrations: 300
  • Pages: 112
  • RRP: £12.99

Cross Stitch Wildflowers and Grasses


by Hisako Nishisu

Book Description

Embroidery artist Hisako Nishisu invites you to try her newest collection of 32 elegant cross stitch designs to embroider, based on wildflowers and grasses.

Embroidery artist Hisako Nishisu invites you to try her newest collection of elegant designs, inspired by the beauty and simplicity of wildflowers and grasses. There are over 30 stunning designs to choose from, so whether you admire the lily of the valley or prefer to stitch the Japanese silverleaf, there is sure to be a project that will catch your eye.

After agallery of beautifully photographed embroideries, a cross stitch overview is provided outlining the tools, materials and stitches needed for completing these charming samplers, and Hisako explains the symbolic meaning and flowering season of each one. This is followed by a clear, full-page chart for each design.

Once your floral sampler is finished, frame it and hang it for a beautiful addition to any room, or use the designs to add lovely motifs to your linens, clothing and accessories.

About the Author

About Hisako Nishisu

Hisako Nishisu graduated from the Ondori Handcraft Academy, and studied European embroidery under Fumie Itagaki. She is the director of the JACA (Japan Art Craft Association) where she is involved in promoting the practice of European embroidery and training the next generation of embroiderers. Her motto in her work and instruction in her classes is 'enjoyable embroidery, exciting creation'. She is the author of books on drawn thread work and Schwalm embroidery in her home country of Japan.

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