Book review: Love Stitching

Jan Constantine, author of Love Stitching, says,

Colour is something I’ve never been afraid of and I take great delight in using bright and contrasting colours for my bold applique embroideries…This book is filled with an eclectic mix of

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Book review: The Beaded Edge

The exquisite designs in The Beaded Edge by Midori Nishida are perfect for finishing and embellishing needlework projects. Crazy-quilters, in particular, will go mad for these delicate, sumptuous adornments. If you don’t yet crochet, this book will motivate you to … Read More ...

Book review: Natural Patchwork

Natural Patchwork by Suzuko Koseki offers on-trend designs for practical projects that integrate small-scale patchwork. The projects range from home dec items such as coasters and floor mats to accessories such as a glasses case and a book cover. The … Read More ...

Book review: Twisted Stitches

Twisted Stitches by Phil Davison is a book full of cross-stitch patterns that range from gorgeous calaveras to gruesome renditions of Humpty Dumpty after the fall to profane iPhone cases. If you have the slightest leaning toward subversive stitching, … Read More ...

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Paige Hill of Where Women Create and Sterling Publishing has posted a review of Natalie Lymer‘s new book, Cotton Floss. And she’s running a great giveaway: a copy of the book plus copies of Where Women Create and Where Read More ...

Book review: Love Kills Slowly

You will adore Love Kills Slowly Cross-Stitch, a collection of charts based on designs by legendary tattoo artist Ed Hardy. Promotional materials note,

Each design in Love Kills Slowly Cross-Stitch includes a full-color picture of the original, a pattern

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