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Japanese Paper Embroidery
Author: a t s u m i & Mari Kamio, Minako Chiba
Beautiful and understated art combining embroidery with paper craft with a distinctly Japanese style.
Beautiful and understated art combining embroidery with paper craft with a distinctly Japanese style. Learn how to create clocks, notebooks, envelopes, decorations, bookmarks and cards for all occasions. Including templates, notes on how to embroider on paper and some basic stitches.
Embroidery on paper is a traditional and well-loved craft, here artfully translated into beautiful and understated Japanese designs by Atsumi, Minako Chiba and Mari Kamio. These three talented Japanese crafters have created a range of delightful paper projects that are modern, stylish and fun to make. Each project is accompanied by a full-size template and notes on how to embroider the design, and there are clear and detailed instructions on the materials and tools you require; the essential technique of embroidering on paper; and eleven basic embroidery stitches that can be used individually or in combination to create all of the exquisite designs in the book.
Choose from a range of ideas that includes drawing, writing and more creative projects, including paper clocks, notebooks, envelopes, decorations, book marks and cards for all occasions. Suitable for those new to paper embroidery as well as more experienced crafters, this book will excite and inspire anyone with a love of Japanese style and clean, simple design.
– Will appeal to embroiderers and paper crafters
– Provides templates for every project
– A uniquely Japanese approach to a well-loved craft