Smoyg by Yvette Stanton

Smoyg by Yvette Stanton

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We like something a bit different, historical and we like darning and mending. This book had to be on our shelves. This is a how-to guide for traditional Norwegian pattern embriodery. There are13 beautiful embroidered pieces by award-winning embroiderer Yvette Stanton, inspired by traditional Norwegian embroidery for you to create. Pattern darning is a simple technique, and beginners through to experienced stitchers will find much to delight in this book. Background includes where smoyg is found in Norway and how it is used on traditional clothing and textiles. The stitches and techniques are clearly explained with instructions and diagrams. If you love colourful, geometric folk embroidery and want to make your mending beautiful, this is the book for you.