Embroidery: Transform Your Project with Simple Stitches
Stitch away your stress and make something wonderful with Better Homes & Gardens - Embroidery. Imagine it - the joy you'll feel when you see how a few simple stitches can transform so many things, including pillows, lamps, decorations for the holidays, and so much more. Hand embroidery adds sparkle that purchased goods may lack. More than making something beautiful, the art of embroidery offers benefits that are almost magical. As you work stitches in a gentle repetitive motion, you'll actually alleviate stress, and the process as well as the myriad possibilities will inspire you to complete one project after another. With chapters full of holiday decor, accents for your home, and great gifts, you can explore your love for embroidery and build your skills along the way. No matter your mastery level - whether novice or advanced - we have included projects and techniques that will please and intrigue, along with a basics section filled with tips, stitch illustrations, and instructions to help you perfect each stitch.