Embroidery Now: Contemporary Projects for You and Your Home by Jennifer Cardenas Riggs
Embroidery Now is a stylish hand-embroidery guide for the modern maker. Author and textile artist, Jennifer Riggs, known on Instagram as @Threadhoney, walks you through the embroidery process. You'll learn about the materials included in the practice, nine different stitch techniques with illustrated step-by-step instructions, and 30 individual projects designed for you to use in your home and wardrobe.
Perfect for both new and experienced embroiderers alike, projects include a boho stitched lampshade, embroidered accent pillow, constellation tablecloth, minimalist canvas wall art, starry-stitched dresses, and much more. You will be delighted by the unique, current designs, sophisticated colour palettes and on-trend motifs. Each project is broken down into step-by-step instructions and templates so you can recreate them yourself, even if you have no prior embroidery experience. Packed with tips and tricks and a lot of inspiration, Embroidery Now shows that anything can be embroidered and gives you the confidence to continue to embellish your world through embroidery.
Jennifer Cardenas Riggs is a graphic designer and textile artist. She began stitching in 2014, blending her knowledge in visual arts with a modern aesthetic to create embroidery that speaks to the millennial generation. Riggs sells her embroidery products and patterns online and has worked on embroidery collaborations with Coach, Focus Features and Comcast. She currently resides in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Patterns: Contains 30+ projects