Organic Embroidery



Organic Embroidery


By: Meredith Woolnough
  • Paperback
  • 9 in x 9 in
  • 176 pages
  • 170 color images
  • Published in 2018 by Schiffer
  • Check out her popular Fiber Art Now Instagram takeover (more than 100,000 likes!)

Take your free-motion stitching to new heights with Organic Embroidery by Meredith Woolnough, available at a reduced price exclusive to Fiber Art Now readers.


Renowned textile artist Meredith Woolnough creates replicas of nature using a delicate system of tiny stitches. Her artwork is breathtaking, and, now, for the first time, Woolnough offers crafters and fiber artists a lesson in how to use the “organic embroidery” technique.

  • Look behind the scenes of her art process, from the initial fieldwork sketching and research that inspires her designs, to the production of her ethereal embroidered sculptures.
  • Follow 12 creativity-prompting activities to help you begin your own mastery of this method.
  • Learn to find your desired shape or pattern in nature.
  • Use your sewing machine to turn it into openwork art.
  • Enjoy dozens of inspirational photos of Woolnough’s own art pieces. Her instructions offer simple but highly versatile techniques and allow you space for your own creative approach.


Renowned textile artist Meredith Woolnough teaches workshops at textile studios and schools. She has been featured in Handmade, Fibre Arts Now, Stitches, Textile Fibre Forum, Embroidery, and other magazines. Her work is held in public, private, and corporate collections worldwide.

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