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This was an impulse buy when it came up in an advertisement on line.  Yumiko Higuchi's book "A year of embroidery."


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I have to say that I am very pleased with it.  Great designs and the illustrations are just wonderful.  You can see every stitch in these butterflys.

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And this beautiful lizard.

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I just don't know where I will start.  Maybe with the Xmas design, it is very Scandinavian.

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But then I like these pieces as well.

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The only criticism I have is that there is no reference to enlarging or reducing the size of the patterns.  It is obvious that some designs that are worked in the book have been enlarged and there is no reference to just what that size is.  Still I can't wait to start stitching.



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Carin saga

There is something very Scandinavian about most of her work.
The toucan embroidery surely was inspired from Josef Frank's design?

Carolyn Foley

Yes, I agree.  It is very like some of the Danish work from the 1960s and 70s.   I think that is why I like it so much.


You'll be spoiled for choice with so many projects!

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