Little Stitches: 100+ Sweet Embroidery Designs * 12 Projects

Little Stitches: 100+ Sweet Embroidery Designs * 12 Projects

by Aneela Hoey


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Playfully modern illustrations are printed on transfer paper to use and reuse

Learn new decorative and textural stitches while you make whimsical and practical projects

Embroidery is the perfect handwork to take along anywhere you go

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781607055259
Publisher: C & T Publishing
Publication date: 09/16/2012
Pages: 152
Sales rank: 534,940
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Aneela Hoey studied textile design and now designs lines for Moda Fabrics, as well as her own embroidery and quilt patterns. She was a co-founder of the popular online e-zine, Fat Quarterly.

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

Embroidery Basics 8

All the information you need to start stitching

Embroidery Tool Kit

Transferring the Patterns

Embroidery Stitches

How to Use the Stitches

Techniques for Special Effects

Embroidery Care

Embroidering the Projects

I Sewing Tool Kit 34

Lovely Little Keepsakes 37

Practical things to make everyday life a joy

New York Taxi Pincushion 38

Closing Stitches 40

Empire State Building Needle Case 42

Knit One, Purl One Jar Cozy 48

Fabric Loops 51

A Washing Day Zip Pouch 54

Seam Finishes 59

Stitched with Love to Give 63

Handmade gifts with one-of-a-kind style

My Favorite Hobby Horse Cushion Cover 64

Row, Row Your Boat Patchwork Cushion Cover 72

Let's Go Fly a Kite Baby Quilt 78

Christmas Wrapping Stocking 88

Everyday Prettiness 97

Charming stitcheries to brighten your home

Lemonade Coaster 98

Rain, Rain, Go Away Hanging Hoop 104

Lost in Stitch Tissue Box Cover 110

"Oh, My Balloon!" Hot Water Bottle Cover 120

Quiltmaking Techniques 131

Essential information for quilting your handmade treasures

Patterns 136

100+ embroidery designs to inspire your creativity

About the Author 152

Online Resources 152

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Sans30s More than 1 year ago
What a great book this is..I have always loved and purchased few of Aneela Hoey's embroidery patterns to try. I am almost a novice when it comes to embroidery but this book is such an inspiration to try out the cute characters along with the projects..the book guides you from how to do to finish the project...I started reading the book and got hooked on it till I read and saw all the projects..lovely book a must have.