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Rose to Rose by Elisabetta Sforza


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From Rose to Rose (Di Rosa in Rosa is Elisabetta Sforza's latest instructional and project book, featuring beautiful rose and floral designs, an alphabet, and other motifs that can be adapted to all kinds of surface embroidery projects.

To see the book in-depth, please refer to my review, which you will find here.

Rose to Rose is written in Italian and English.

The designs are a collaboration with watercolor artist Patrizia Silingardi. They express the lightness and beauty of Patrizia's delicate watercolors, brought to life in embroidery by Elisabetta's ingenious combinations of stitch and color. The result is an ephemeral, airy embroidery style that is at once classic and new.

Within the book, you will find a full alphabet with roses, 14 decorative drawings of scrolls and garlands to adapt to your own projects, instructions for embroidering the designs with classic stitches, and 12 color variations with DMC color numbers to suit many color preferences.

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This book is shipped to US addresses via Priority Mail. We strive to ship the same day for anything purchased before noon Central Time, and within 24 hours otherwise, Mon-Fri.

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