There are several designers for these motifs.
Roses Shigeko Kawakami
orchids and chrysanthem --Tomiko Nakayama
spring flowers --Kazue Sakurai
summer flowers --Fumiko Saito (siesta)
autumn and winter flowers -- Tomoko Watanabe
flower branches --Kawako Nariko
fruit trees --mogu
herbs --Yasuko Shibata
wildflowers & mushrooms -- Yasuko Sebata
cacti & succulents -- Pocorute Pocochiru
tropical plants -- Sayuri Horiuchi
foliage plants -- Horiuchi Sayuri
aquatic plants -- Yumiko Iwata "Hanaotosya"
English Garden -- Yumiko Iwata
The first section has full-color photos of the motifs stitched by each designer with the name of the plant beside the photo.
Use the pattern number by the photo to find the pattern inside the book.
The book also offers basic directions on supplies, tracing the motif using dressmaker's carbon paper, and how to make the basic stitches that are used in the motifs, and a small number of ideas on how to use the motifs.
Most of the book has the pattern. On the left side the directions show which stitch to use while the right side shows the clean pattern without words or markings.
I really like the designs in this book and you will be seeing many of these designs in my quote quilt.
I would have liked the color photo closer to the motif, as I find the digital copy cumbersome to move back and forth from the front of the book to the back. It might just be my computer that made scrolling so slow. Even with a physical copy, though, it would be better to have the color copy closer to the pattern. Color makes such a big difference. I found some designs that made me go back to the color to see what it looked like so I was flipping back and forth several times to get the full understanding of the design.
I got a limited-time digital copy of this book from Net Galley.
Here are the book notes:
300 Botanical Embroidery Motifs & Designs to Stitch
Quarto Publishing Group – Quarry