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Retro Girl Embroidery: 20 Vintage Patterns Inspired by the 1970s

by Erin Essiambre

Paperback $39.99

$39.99

Retro Girl Embroidery: 20 Vintage Patterns Inspired by the 1970s

by Erin Essiambre

Paperback $39.99

$39.99

$39.99

Far-Out Fiber Art to Celebrate the '70s

From fringe and bell-bottoms to funky patterns and florals, fill your embroidery hoop with the iconic style of the 1970s! Erin Essiambre, renowned fiber artist and creator of Salt Water Stitches, combines her love of the disco decade with her passion for stitching in these 20 unique embroidery projects inspired by the folksy vogue of the ‘70s era. Complete with warm desert shades, celestial scenes and peaceful affirmations, these magical designs will instantly add a pop of vintage flair to your walls.

Show off the boho outfits of the famous Retro Girls! The minimal linework is easy to stitch and effortlessly highlights their tasseled jackets, flared pants and ruffled sleeves. Make a few or stitch the whole series and hang them on you wall in a modern ensemble. Get lost in the billowing waves of the gorgeous Oceans at Sunset pattern or the whimsical scenes of twilight in the Starry Night and Desert at Dusk projects. Erin even shares her never-before-told secrets for creating fluffy clouds, twinkling stars and iridescent moons. And thanks to her detailed stitch guide, it’s easy to get started even if you’re a total beginner! Each project is laid out with step-by-step instructions, pairing a photo with each stitch, so you can follow along with ease and get perfect results. Bring the bold, dreamy aesthetic of the 1970s to your home and tune-in to the retro vibes!

Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781645675679
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pub Date: 08/11/2022
  • Category: Lifestyle, sport & leisure / Embroidery crafts
  • Imprint: Page Street Publishing
  • Pages: 168
  • Price: $39.99

Far-Out Fiber Art to Celebrate the '70s

From fringe and bell-bottoms to funky patterns and florals, fill your embroidery hoop with the iconic style of the 1970s! Erin Essiambre, renowned fiber artist and creator of Salt Water Stitches, combines her love of the disco decade with her passion for stitching in these 20 unique embroidery projects inspired by the folksy vogue of the ‘70s era. Complete with warm desert shades, celestial scenes and peaceful affirmations, these magical designs will instantly add a pop of vintage flair to your walls.

Show off the boho outfits of the famous Retro Girls! The minimal linework is easy to stitch and effortlessly highlights their tasseled jackets, flared pants and ruffled sleeves. Make a few or stitch the whole series and hang them on you wall in a modern ensemble. Get lost in the billowing waves of the gorgeous Oceans at Sunset pattern or the whimsical scenes of twilight in the Starry Night and Desert at Dusk projects. Erin even shares her never-before-told secrets for creating fluffy clouds, twinkling stars and iridescent moons. And thanks to her detailed stitch guide, it’s easy to get started even if you’re a total beginner! Each project is laid out with step-by-step instructions, pairing a photo with each stitch, so you can follow along with ease and get perfect results. Bring the bold, dreamy aesthetic of the 1970s to your home and tune-in to the retro vibes!

Author Information

Erin Essiambre is the creator of Salt Water Stitches, a popular Instagram account and Etsy store showcasing custom embroidery designs and handmade jewelry. Her work has been featured by My Modern Met, Be Creative and more. Erin lives in Nanaimo, British Columbia, with her husband and two children.

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