Colorful Stitchery

65 Embroidery Projects to Personalize Your Home

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.



Author Bio
Kristin Nicholas

Kristin Nicholas is the author of eight books on knitting and embroidery. A colorist at heart, she brings her love of bold and beautiful color combinations to her knitting, embroidery, crocheting, needlework, sewing, crafting, gardening, interior decoration, photography, painting, and pottery. For sixteen years, Kristin was the creative director of Classic Elite Yarns, where she honed her skills of developing product lines, graphic design, and sales and marketing. Vogue Knitting crowned her a “Master Knitter of the ’90s.” Since 2001, she has been working as an author, book illustrator, and product designer. In addition, Kristin has been a contributing designer to many other knitting books. Kristin lives on Leyden Glen Farm, a working sheep farm in western Massachusetts, with her husband and daughter. 


Photograph by Rikki Snyder.

Imprint: Roost
ISBN: 9781611801675
Publication Date: 08/11/2014
Page Count: 216
Size: 7.5 x 9

"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

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