Stitched in Scandinavia 39 Contemporary Embroidery Projects
Looking to add some originality to your wardrobe? Need the perfect finishing touch for a great vintage purchase? Stitched in Scandinavia provides everything you need to bring beautiful Scandinavian style to your home and clothing with unique stitch designs and style ideas, and thirty-nine projects for stitching on table linen, t-shirts, bags, hoodies, underwear, pillowcases and many more things besides! Inspired by Sweden's traditional embroidery heritage, Karin Holmberg creates fresh, contemporary designs that accentuate modern trends. Simple yet comprehensive instructions paired with beautifully shot photos will inspire your creativity. A helpful techniques section is included, with directions on how to work every stitch, and expert tricks to prepare embroiderers of any level to begin stitching. Stitched in Scandinavia provides the spark you need to begin updating your old favourite pieces into new fashion statements.
Karin Holmberg studied textiles in Stockholm, where her degree show exhibition was greatly admired for its original work stitching traditional Scandinavian motifs onto clothes from H&M. Her work has been exhibited internationally in museums and design fairs. Karin is the new star in the Swedish craft world when it comes to stitching, and teaches embroidery courses and workshops in Stockholm. She also takes on private commissions.
Foreword Swedish Embroidery Styles Projects Materials Tools Transferring Designs Embroidery Care and Techniques Embroidery School Designs Acknowledgements, Suppliers and Further Reading Index