Inspired by the wonder and beauty of nature, the embroidery motifs offered here evoke wildflower meadows and woodland walks. With lifelike yet whimsical weeds and flowers, as well as mushrooms, leaves, trees, and birds, this collection of flora and fauna offers a charming range of motifs. As a gardener, horticulturist, and accomplished embroiderer, Kazuko Aoki brings life to her designs through intricate detail and a passionate eye for natural beauty.
With artistic photographs, clear step-by-step instructions and detailed diagrams, Embroidered Wild Flowers offers a wonderful variety of embroidery patterns that can be enjoyed by a novice and experienced sewers alike.
Kazuko Aoki is a talented and popular Japanese textile artist whose work is featured in many embroidery magazines and exhibitions. Her delicate pictures are inspired by her great love of nature and the flowers in her own garden, which often provide the starting point for her creative designs. Kazuko loves to combine other embroidery techniques with cross-stitch to introduce a beautiful and unexpected element in her designs and in the process create an original new style.