Thread Folk: A Modern Makers Book of Embroidery Projects and Artist Collaborations (Hardcover)
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A modern refresh of an age-old craft!
Author Libby Moore teaches basic embroidery stitches and how to choose materials, and shares original patterns with easy-to-remove perforated pages.
Thread Folk Includes:
• 15 embroidery projects
• Step-by step instructions & modern patterns
• 14 different stitches, from straight stitch to lazy daisy
• Techniques to stitch on clothes, shoes, tote bags, and pillows
Thread Folk also features Artist Collaborations, a series of projects based on the curated artwork of several distinctive, talented artists, including clothing designer Audrey Smit, and illustrators Alli Koch and Lauren Merrick.
• Thread (Embroidery Floss or Metallic Thread)
• Fabric (Quilting Cotton or Calico)
• Embroidery Hoop
• Embroidery Needle
• Embroidery Scissors
• Needle Minder
About the Author
Libby Moore is the embroidery artist behind Thread Folk, with a thriving Etsy shop and Instagram following. Libby started by embroidering portraits, and now creates her own unique patterns. She lives with her husband and four boys on the Central Coast of New South Wales, Australia.
"Thread Folk will inspire new and seasoned artists alike to explore embroidery in ways they have not considered before. Libby Moore does a beautiful job of reintroducing this ancient craft as a contemporary medium with easy to follow projects."
--Ekaterina Popova, founder and editor of Create! Magazine