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Dried Flower Embroidery


Olga Prinku


Dried Flower Embroidery celebrates the craft of flowers on tulle. Discover how to create beautiful displays of your favourite everlasting blooms, grasses and foliage.

Starting with the basics, Olga takes you step-by-step through how to master this craft – from techniques for drying flowers to making your own frames and embroidering onto tulle, using nature as your thread and drawing inspiration from the natural world. Expand your creativity and go on to create lovely designs of your own.

Featuring a collection of 16 projects from wall hangings to homewares and wearables – suitable for beginners and seasoned professionals alike – Olga inspires you to bring a touch of nature indoors, as she offers a fresh and modern approach to the craft of embroidery.

Presented through exquisite photography, Dried Flower Embroidery shows you how to create botanical artworks to display in your own home. Discover the joy of embroidering with dried flowers and make your own natural art with this irresistible book – a must-have for lovers of floral arrangements and interiors alike.

 

Olga Prinku has always been enchanted by the rich heritage of hand embroidery and weaving from her home country of Moldova. It was this, paired with her love for entwining nature in craft, that led her to come up with the concept of flowers-on-tulle embroidery in 2016. Since then the craft of flowers-on-tulle has bloomed and Olga has amassed a large following of fans keen to replicate her work. Olga has collaborated with brands including Anthropologie, on a range of cushions inspired by her designs, and styling jewels for the Swarovski catalogue. Olga’s artwork has been displayed at the Aga Khan Centre (London), the Stitch Festival (London), Interfilière Paris and the Aspex Gallery (Portsmouth). Olga’s work has been featured in a wide range of print magazines including Embroidery Magazine (UK), Mollie Makes (UK), Flow (Germany), Our Maker Life (USA), What Women Create (USA), Maison Creative (France), Homespun (Australia) plus many more.

Category:  Art & Craft
ISBN:  9781787136823
Publisher:  Hardie Grant Publishing
On sale:  October 2021
List price:  R310 
Format:  Paperback
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