Add personalized pops of color to every room with embroidery projects that infuse the everyday with exuberance. From pillow covers that play with unexpected patterns and fabrics to jewel-bright napkins and tablecloths to give your kitchen a more joyful feel, the projects that designer and colorist Kristin Nicholas has put together here pair fabric and thread in surprising and beautiful ways. With illustrations of every stitch, this is the perfect guide for would-be and experienced stitchers alike.
"Both homey and hip, Kristin Nicholas's embroidery projects will have you itchin' to get stitchin'. Her friendly, clear directions for cross-stitch, French knot, and everything in between will help get you going, and her encouraging tone will inspire you to take your needle in new directions—your own." —Debbie Stoller, author of Stitch'n Bitch
"Kristin Nicholas has taken all of her exuberance for needlework and packed it into a colorful, informative, and fun book that gives a beginner like me the inspiration and instruction to start stitching up a storm." —Carol Sheehan, former editor-in-chief of Country Home