Dog-lovers' delight

Collection celebrates all things canine.

Collection celebrates all things canine.

I Love My Dog Embroidery
By Oksana Kokovkina
Published by Quarry
RRP: $27.99

Created by embroidery artist MakikoArt and six other embroidery artists, this ‘dog-fanciful’ collection of stitch motifs celebrates all things canine . . .

Dog-lovers — showcase your stitches and create the ultimate dog accessory with the pup-themed embroidery designs, how-tos, and templates of I Love My Dog Embroidery by MakikoArt.

With this lovely embroidery guide, you can create all manner of pups, including the sweet Labrador retriever, fluffy poodle, noble German shepherd, and many others.

There are designs for classic poses, postures, and tricks like ‘roll over,’ ‘give me your paw,’ and ‘rub my tummy’, and pooches disguised as people: the farmer, the artist, the businessman and the mailman.

Designs come in different styles and shapes, including borders, frames, and alphabets

You’ll also find guidance on how to customise a motif to fit your favourite doggy plus a gallery of project ideas for showcasing your stitches.

Author Oksana Kokovkina — better known as MakikoArt — is a textile artist and jewellery designer noted for her whimsical animal embroidery motifs, especially her hand-stitched custom pet portrait brooches.

Born in St Petersburg, she lives in Vienna, Austria.

Designs also contributed by Chloe Redfern, Mia Alexi, Valentina Castillo Mora, Miho Starling, Anja Lehmann and Elizabeth Dabczynski.

Created by embroidery artist MakikoArt and six other embroidery artists, this ‘dog-fanciful’ collection of stitch motifs celebrates all things canine . . .

Dog-lovers — showcase your stitches and create the ultimate dog accessory with the pup-themed embroidery designs, how-tos, and templates of I Love My Dog Embroidery by MakikoArt.

With this lovely embroidery guide, you can create all manner of pups, including the sweet Labrador retriever, fluffy poodle, noble German shepherd, and many others.

There are designs for classic poses, postures, and tricks like ‘roll over,’ ‘give me your paw,’ and ‘rub my tummy’, and pooches disguised as people: the farmer, the artist, the businessman and the mailman.

Designs come in different styles and shapes, including borders, frames, and alphabets

You’ll also find guidance on how to customise a motif to fit your favourite doggy plus a gallery of project ideas for showcasing your stitches.

Author Oksana Kokovkina — better known as MakikoArt — is a textile artist and jewellery designer noted for her whimsical animal embroidery motifs, especially her hand-stitched custom pet portrait brooches.

Born in St Petersburg, she lives in Vienna, Austria.

Designs also contributed by Chloe Redfern, Mia Alexi, Valentina Castillo Mora, Miho Starling, Anja Lehmann and Elizabeth Dabczynski.

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