I need Push Stitchery: 30 Artists Explore the Boundaries of Stitched Art. So do you. This new book, edited by our beloved Jamie Chalmers (MrXStitch), isn’t even in bookstores yet. But it’s being reviewed all over the …

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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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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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Jon Yusoff‘s new tatting book is available now! Elegant Tatting Gems includes the 18 designs shown here. Jon says,

The approach that I have taken for this book is to come up with designs that uses the basic techniques of

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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

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Here’s a rockin announcement from Carol Leather of Needlework Tips & Techniques:

For all you budding cross stitch designers out there, my ebook is now available. If you have ever thought about designing your own patterns for sale as

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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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Laura Wasilowski of Artfabrik has a new book coming out in February: Fanciful Stitches, Colorful Quilts.  Laura says,

The book features 11 fused art quilts with lots of hand stitchery for embellishment. All the projects in the book are

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Aimee Ray’s Doodle-Stitching liberated its readers. Although it was subtitled Fresh & Fun Embroidery for Beginners, even craggy veterans appreciated her advice to “Just thread your needle and start stitching.” With her permission and gentle push, we found ourselves …

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Art cloth, as conceived by Jane Dunnewold, is fabric on which complex layers of color and image have been built up. Art cloth can become the background for collage, art quilting, embroidery or other textile arts. Or it …

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The July 2010 issue of CQ Mag Online is available now. This instalment of the free e-zine for crazy quilters features an article on embroidering silk prints by Kathy Shaw (Shawkl); a lesson on making composite flower motifs …

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Aimee Ray of Doodle Stitching fame has a new book coming out in October — Doodle Stitching: The Motif Collection. It includes 400 embroidery patterns in print and on CD and 17 easy-to-sew projects using Aimee’s designs. See a preview

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Hot off the presses: Up and Tat ‘Em by Marilee Rockley (Yarnplayer). This new pattern book sells for US$ 24.00, which includes shipping “to anywhere in the world that the USPS delivers to.” You can order directly from …

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