501 Enchanting Embroidery Designs: Irresistible Stitchables to Brighten Up Your Life


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$8.99  $8.27
Tuttle Publishing
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7.8 X 0.4 X 9.9 inches | 0.85 pounds

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Boutique-Sha is a Japanese publisher of periodicals on arts, crafts and lifestyles, with hundreds of mooks (magazine-books) translated into English.


"Fans of Aimee Ray's "Doodle Stitching" series, as well as crafters who appreciate small, cute embroidery and cross-stitch motifs in the Japanese kawaii style, will welcome this collection." --Library Journal
"I couldn't stop drooling over all the cuteness!...This book does not only include embroidery, but also some cross stitch patterns, as well as some ideas + instructions on how to apply these embroidery/cross stitch patterns on your everyday objects. If you have never embroidered before, no worries, for there are detailed instructions of what you need + all the techniques and stitches you need to know for the patterns in the book." --Japanese Sewing Books blog
"501 Enchanting Embroidery Designs is FULL of ideas for adding embroidery and cross-stitch to household items, embellish clothing, etc. with detailed instructions on the various stitches and techniques. This book is an excellent way to discover this skill if you're a complete beginner, or someone more experienced who is looking for new ideas." --Elegance and Elephants blog
"The little embroidery designs could just add a little dazzle to the everyday design or bought product! [...] The book is such eye catching with the inspiring designs you can create and even think of some of your own. However, this is a great starting book and very easy to follow along with." --Test Try Results blog
"The step-by-step instructions for each design are easy to follow, with clear photographs of preparing thread, threading needles, using a dressmaker's pencil to transfer images with carbon paper, and even the proper placement of an embroidery hoop." --Publishers Weekly
"This book is filled with small designs, most of which are quick to stitch. I love a project you can make quickly, so that got my attention." --CraftyStaci.com
"The sweet designs in this book tempted me to try the art of hand embroidery [...] Instructions give floss color and stitch for each design. Already I'm looking at everything around me, from apparel to home decor, to see what I can add a decorative embroidery accent to. Want to add a simple charm and homemade aesthetic to your favorite items? Get your copy..." --Handmade by Deb blog
"...you can use to personalise your sewing projects based around themes such as birds and flowers, Japanese celebrations, Scandinavian cityscape, a visit to the flea market, adorable Eastern European designs, lace patterns and tasty tea time among others. Many have a retro or Scandi style to them." --The Sewing Directory