Trish Burr has selected beautiful flowers and interpreted them in her own unique style to present a stunning collection of embroideries. Meticulous in details, these flowers are brought to life by the use of lustrous threads and an intuitive use of simple stitches. With clear step-by-step instructions and full size templates, this beautiful book will be a 'must have' for any embroiderer's library.
'This book is a delight; the embroideries look real and are an inspiration.' Merseyside Embroiderer's Guild
Trish Burr is a self-taught embroiderer who hungrily consumes all aspects of this fine craft. Through research and practice she has developed this individual technique of surface embroidery. Further details about Trish Burr and her books can be found on her website: http://www.trishburr.co.za/
Acknowledgements; Preface; Introduction; Materials; Techniques; Tips for working the designs; Stitch glossary; The Projects - Starter Flowers: Flower one; Flower two; Flower three; Flower four; Small Flower Motifs: Red anemone; Sunflower; Purple bellflower; Flower Projects: Rose; Rosebud; Cream pansy; Purple pansy; Hibiscus; Iceland poppy; Arum lily; Flame lily; Magnolia; Purple bearded iris; Rust red bearded iris; Protea; Pink sweet peas; Field poppies; Recommended Reading; Suppliers.