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Nov 09, 2021
| ISBN 9781782218609
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Nov 09, 2021 | ISBN 9781782218609
Embroider 9 stunning plant and pollinator projects that shine with vibrant color and lifeExquisitely detailed and worked in silk floss thread with tiny size 12 needles, Victoria Matthewson’s embroideries are a masterclass in thread painting, and shine with vibrant color and life. Starting with key stitches and techniques, this inspiring and practical book contains 9 step-by-step embroidery projects. Choose from 9 key plant and pollinator combinations including the dogrose and greenbottle fly, ox-eye daisy and hoverfly, and fennel and seven-spot ladybird. Many people think of bees as being the only pollinators but, in fact, a wide variety of insects help with the pollination of plants, including butterflies, moths, wasps and beetles – all of which make wonderful subjects for embroidery. Each stunning project also contains fascinating entomological insights about each pollinator and its plant, verified by the experts at Buglife charity.The book will suit people with some previous embroidery knowledge, or ambitious beginners.
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