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 NicholasKristin Nicholas has been designing for the knitting and needlework industry for over thirty years, and was the creative director at Classic Elite Yarns for sixteen years. Kristin is a knitting expert on PBS’s Knit and Crochet Now and has appeared on Martha Stewart TV and many DIY television shows. She is the author of numerous books, including Crafting a Colorful Home. Kristin met her farmboy husband, Mark Duprey, at Oregon State University. Together with their teenage daughter, Julia, they operate Leyden Glen Farm in western Massachusetts. The pasture-based sheep and lamb business focuses on supplying the local community with grass-fed lamb. Kristin writes the popular blog Getting Stitched on the Farm. You can see more of her work on her website,
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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