Smøyg - Yvette Stanton
Learn how to create 13 beautiful embroidered pieces by award-winning embroiderer Yvette Stanton, inspired by traditional Norwegian embroidery
From the award-winning embroiderer who introduced you to some of the world’s most exquisite forms of traditional embroidery, comes a new how-to guide full of colourful images and enticing projects to help you discover the beauty of Norwegian pattern darning. Pattern darning is a simple technique, and beginners through to experienced stitchers will find much to delight in this book.
In Yvette Stanton’s book Smøyg: Pattern Darning from Norway, you will
- explore where smøyg can be found in Norway and where it features on traditional clothing and textiles
- enjoy many photographs featuring historical examples of smøyg
- learn the stitches and techniques of smøyg with clear step-by-step instructions and detailed diagrams
- be inspired by 13 original projects, from small through to large, with a range of useful and beautiful applications.
If you love colourful, geometric folk embroidery, this is the book for you.
Table of Contents
What is smøyg? 5
Where is smøyg found? 6
Smøyg basics 8
Items featuring smøyg embroidery 9
Same design, different colours 3
Stitches and techniques 65
Appendix: fabric and thread compatibility 100
Image credits 103
Size: 195mm x 275mm