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Kew Book of Nature Samplers

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Complete with reusable iron-on transfers, the ultimate guide to embroidering flora and fauna, written by needlework expert Trish Burr in association with The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

"It’s one of those books that is eminently suitable for absolute beginners all the way to experienced stitchers…" Mary Corbet,
This exquisite follow-up to the hugely successful Kew Book of Embroidered Flowers in the same series, is written by needlework expert Trish Burr in association with The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.  It features:
  • 9 full projects
  • The projects in the book are arranged by skill level
  • Reusable iron-on transfer papers offering a fast and accurate method of transferring the designs onto fabric
  • Full-size templates
  • A starter project that introduces the reader to the most commonly used stitches in the samplers to follow, including long and short stitch, split stitch, satin stitch, bullions and French knots.
  • The samplers feature a vast array of fauna and flora, including butterflies, bugs, birds, a rabbit and a hedgehog, lotuses, foxgloves, poppies, toadstools, and numerous wildflowers.
  • Explanation of all the stitches needed
  • Gives thorough advice on preparation and choosing fabrics and threads – including a handy thread conversion chart.
  • All the projects are shown step-by-step, with an order of work diagram given where appropriate.

All the reusable iron-on transfers needed are kept safely together with the book in an attractive hardback folder. The templates are also included at full size at the back of the book. 

This stunning and practical book is a must-have for anyone interested in capturing the intricacy of nature in thread.


8.88 "W x 11.50 "H x 0.81 "D  
176 Pages