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Crafts & Hobbies Embroidery

Organza Hoop Art

Embroidery Techniques and Projects for Sheer Stitching

by (author) Sarah Godfrey

Fox Chapel Publishing
Initial publish date
Apr 2021
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Apr 2021
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Looking for new ways to add a wow factor to your embroidery? Discover fresh, eye-catching embroidery designs with Organza Hoop Art! Using sheer fabric and a few adjustments to basic embroidery techniques, author Sarah Godfrey’s approach is beginner-friendly so anyone can accomplish this exciting embroidery style without feeling intimidated. Featuring 12 botanical and whimsical patterns, step-by-step instructions, tips on designing your own embroidery, and so much more, see your stitches in a whole new light! Sarah Godfrey is an acclaimed fiber artist, designer, and owner of The Lake of Spring where she sells patterns, embroidery kits, and finished hoops.

About the author

Sarah Godfrey is an embroidery artist, illustrator, and designer with a passion for color, texture, and the beauty of nature. She is the owner of The Lake of Spring online shop, where she offers downloadable embroidery patterns, art prints, finished hoops, and one-of-a-kind upcycled garments. In 2020, she was selected as the Artist in Residence at the Schneider Haus National Historic Site, where her solo exhibition focused on her hand embroidery, block printing, and illustration work. To see more of her art, visit her website (, Etsy (thelakeofspring), or Instagram (@thelakeofspring). When she’s not pursuing her artistic practice, she works full-time in Marketing in Ontario, Canada where she lives with her husband and son.

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Editorial Reviews

The needlework in this book is amazing! Just lovely!

Catherine Hankins, Reviewer at Cleveland Public Library Brooklyn Branch

Such beautiful work and really inspiring. The book also gave me the courage to try and work with sheer fabrics like organza.

Regitze Xenia Rokkedahl, Reviewer at Bookish Love Affair

The finished projects in Organza Hoop Art are sure to inspire stitchers of all skill levels to give this fun medium a try, and to explore different techniques to make their own see-through works of art.

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