It’s true: anyone can learn the art of hand embroidery! This beginner-friendly guide comes with over 50 embroidery patterns so you can put your new skills to work.
Author Kelly Fletcher brings enthusiasm and joy for the needlecrafts through both traditional techniques and innovation. With easy-to-follow instructions, Embroidery for Everyone guides you through an array of stitching techniques and decoration ideas. The patterns offer a wide range of subjects to choose from:
- Cute animal patterns
- Boho chic borders and motifs
- Winter snowflakes and snowmen
- Thanksgiving turkey
- Springtime bunnies and flowers
With a plenitude of patterns to choose from, Embroidery for Everyone includes something for everyone!
About the Author
Kelly Fletcher is a professional needlework designer and the founder of Kelly Fletcher Needlework Design. She is the author of the internationally published Embroidered Home, contributing artist to Margaret Rowan’s Handsewn and Petra Harms’ Stitch it Yourself, and the designer, writer, and stitcher behind the Embroidery Designs range of hand embroidery kits. Kelly is based in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she creates content for magazine, book, and kit publishers worldwide, and creates ebooks and hand embroidery patterns for her online shop. She favors creative surface embroidery, with its many stitches, and puts a contemporary spin on traditional stitches and techniques to create fresh designs that appeal to modern embroiderers. Find out more at kellyfletcher.co.za.
“Aims to encourage beginners and more knowledgeable crafters to experience the activity of embroidery as a way to practice mindfulness, as something to keep one’s hands busy, and as a way to celebrate the imperfection and uniqueness each artist creates. …This will be a desirable guide to embroidery for many crafters.”—Booklist