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Darning embroidery: for mending or as a pretty point of interest! / Japanese embroidery Clothing BOOK


The darning stitch is an embroidery technique in which threads are combined horizontally and vertically to create a woven surface.
This is a well-known technique for mending, but it is also very popular as a decorative technique, as the colours blend together in a delightful way.
Of course, it can also be used on torn or stained clothing or bags to give them a new lease of life.

It can be done with a small amount of yarn, so you can use leftover yarn from knitting jumpers.
Here are some fun and eco-friendly darning embroidery techniques and patterns to get you started.

Table of Contents

Add embroidery to your favorite items
01 Embroidery on a blouse
02 Embroidery on a dress
03 Embroidery on children’s clothes
04 Embroidery on Cardigans

Let’s make a bag
05 Bear bags
06 Cross pattern bag
07 Polka dot bag
08 Drawstring bag with handle
09 Eco bag with drawstring

Make it three-dimensional
10 Charms
11 Stuffed animals

Large embroidery, small embroidery
12 Sheep
13 Blue bird
14 Snails
15 Socks
16 Apple
17 Goat
18 Rabbit
19 Cows
20 Hamster
21 Christmas
22 Llamas
23 Weather
24 Crabs
25 Bees
26 Town square
27 Elephant
28 Penguins
29 Family of frogs
30 Fashionable cat
31 Deer
32 Chameleon
33 Big furry cat
34 Pigs
35 Dumb bird
36 Sea lion
37 Colourful penguin
38 Chickens
39 Giraffe
40 Mushrooms
41 Rats
42 Squirrel
43 Small furry cat
44 Upper case alphabet
45 Lower case alphabet
46 Numbers

How to make
Basic darning stitch
Application of the darning stitch
Try your hand at a variety of stitches!
There are many combinations!
Let’s make a bear
Full size drawing

How to make
05, 06, 07 Bag
08 Drawstring with handle
09 Eco bag with drawstring
10 Charms
11 Stuffed animals

Publisher : Seibundoshinkosha (7/7/2021)
Release date : 7/7/2021
Language : Japanese
Large book : 96 pages
Dimensions : 19.1 x 0.9 x 24.7 cm
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