Made with only French knots, this striking design is easy to master, even for beginners.Tonal shades are selected to create a dramatic colour-wheel effect that will add real impact to your interiors.
Through step-by-step instructions, you'll learn the fundamentals of embroidering wall art, from using French knots to transferring the motif to finishing the back of the embroidery.
Modern Embroidery by Laura Strutt, published by CICO Books (£12.99)
Laura Strutt says, "This slow stitching craft is a very keen departure from the high-tech, ultra-busy schedules many of us face, making hand embroidery a fabulous crafty antidote for hectic modern lives!"
Photography by James Gardiner © CICO Books
Have yet to start this project but it looks promising.
Laura Strutt is a passionate designer and enjoys knitting and crochet, as well as dressmaking, quilting, and hand-lettering. Laura is the author of Sewing for Babies and Children, Modern Weaving, Get Knooking, 35 Knitted Baby Blankets, Modern Crocheted Blankets, Throws and Cushions, Modern Crocheted Shawls and Wraps, Modern Granny Square Crochet, and Arm and Finger Knitting, all published by CICO Books, and the Haynes Sewing Manual. She lives in Colchester, Essex. Discover more of Laura’s designs, technique guides and crafty inspiration on her creative lifestyle blog, www.madepeachy.com.