Printed Book

The Art of Chinese Embroidery 2

Unlock more fascinating secrets of Chinese needle art with the introduction of innovative and exciting Random Stitch Embroidery.


Developed last century, this groundbreaking technique has become integral to the lexicon of Chinese embroidery, enabling the creation of works that rival paintings or photography in their vivid, realistic nature. In this fabulous new book, her second in the series, Margaret Lee takes traditional ‘Su’ embroidery to the next level by introducing the history and techniques of Random Stitch Embroidery, along with the art concepts that inform its versatile application.

Featuring nine stunning projects, ranging from a beginner’s tutorial through to works of increasing complexity with depictions of different flowers and animals, each piece worked with breathtaking artistry. Three case studies are also included to further illustrate the potential of this spectacular technique.

  • Fully illustrated ‘how-to’ book with clear diagrams throughout.
  • 9 projects with full page colour photographs, detail illustrations and step-by-step stitch instructions
  • Perforated full size patterns – no resizing required!

Additional Information

  • Product Type
  • Designer
    Margaret Lee
  • Technique
    Chinese Embroidery, Random Stitch Embroidery
  • ISBN
  • Dimensions
    28L × 24W × 1H (cm)
  • Weight

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