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Embroidered life : the art of Sarah K. Benning / by Sara Barnes.

By: Barnes, Sara, 1985-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: San Francisco, California : Chronicle Books, [2019]Description: 137 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781452173467; 145217346X.Subject(s): Benning, Sarah K. -- Themes, motives | Embroidery | HandicraftDDC classification: 746.44092 Summary: This is not your grandma's embroidery book. Featuring a die-cut case with actual stitching on the front cover, Embroidered Life shows that illustrations created with needle and thread can be strikingly contemporary. From beautiful botanicals to bold affirmations, the work of self-taught fiber artist Sarah K. Benning gives any embroidery enthusiast, art lover, or plant fanatic a new appreciation for the craft of needlework. In this eye-catching art book, popular blogger Sara Barnes guides readers through Benning's innovative embroidery process and successful business model, offering behind-the-scenes insights to inspire makers and creative entrepreneurs.
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Featuring a die-cut case with actual stitching on the front cover, Embroidered Life showcases the stunning work of contemporary needlework artist Sarah K. Benning. Author, popular blogger, and embroidery connoisseur Sara Barnes guides readers through a brief history of the time-honoured art form and introduces them to Benning's art and business practice. Her captions accompany beautiful photographs of Benning's work, offering tips, techniques, and inspirational anecdotes.

This is not your grandma's embroidery book. Featuring a die-cut case with actual stitching on the front cover, Embroidered Life shows that illustrations created with needle and thread can be strikingly contemporary. From beautiful botanicals to bold affirmations, the work of self-taught fiber artist Sarah K. Benning gives any embroidery enthusiast, art lover, or plant fanatic a new appreciation for the craft of needlework. In this eye-catching art book, popular blogger Sara Barnes guides readers through Benning's innovative embroidery process and successful business model, offering behind-the-scenes insights to inspire makers and creative entrepreneurs.