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Beginner's Guide to Embroidery and Needle Painting

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Make your own embroidery patterns and thread portraits that are inspired by the nature that surrounds you! This one-of-a-kind, step-by-step guide will show you how to take what you see and admire in real life and recreate it into beautiful hand embroidery you've designed yourself. Featuring complete overviews on tools, embroidery stitches, and various skills and techniques to know, Beginner's Guide to Embroidery and Needle Painting not only includes 18 realistic embroidery projects of natural objects, but it also walks you through how to capture and embroider your own original patterns. From finding your subject and taking a photo to making it into a line art template, thread painting, and so much more, this inspiring, skill-building guide is sure to take your embroidery to the next level!


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Pages 104
Publish Date 2023-03-28
Size 8.5" x 10.0" x 0.0"
Author Sarah Godfrey


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Embroidery and nature lovers will delight in this whimsical collection of unique & approachable projects that cover a wide range of needle painting techniques. Sarah's detailed guide is the perfect resource for any stitcher looking to grow their skillset and celebrate nature.
Sarah Godfrey's new book is filled with gorgeous nature-inspired patterns and instructions that demystify the thread-painting process. With a huge variety of colorful projects, you're sure to be inspired!
Thread painting can be an intimidating concept for novice, and seasoned, stitchers. Luckily, Learn to Needle Paint is an unparalleled introduction to the art of needle painting. Sarah Godfrey's use of step-by-step photo instructions will guide readers effortlessly through the complete process, and both beginner and experienced embroiderers will find inspiration in the stunning botanical projects.


About the Author

Sarah Godfrey is an embroidery artist, illustrator, and designer with a passion for color, texture, and the beauty of nature. She is the owner of The Lake of Spring online shop, where she offers downloadable embroidery patterns, art prints, finished hoops, and one-of-a-kind upcycled garments. In 2020, she was selected as the Artist in Residence at the Schneider Haus National Historic Site, where her solo exhibition focused on her hand embroidery, block printing, and illustration work. To see more of her art, visit her website (, Etsy (thelakeofspring), or Instagram (@thelakeofspring). When she's not pursuing her artistic practice, she works full-time in Marketing in Ontario, Canada where she lives with her husband and son.

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