Crafting a Patterned Home

Painting, Printing, and Stitching Projects to Enliven Every Room

35 projects that explore the versatility of pattern in every room

Patterns made by hand are more interesting, alive, and vibrant than any machine-patterned object. With brushes and paint, needles and threads, and a little imagination, color expert and crafter Kristin Nicholas shows how you can transform your home into a space that sings. In Crafting a Patterned Home you’ll:

  • Explore different types of patterns and how to mix and layer patterns together

  • Learn DIY techniques to freshen and transform your home with pattern, paint, and more

  • Discover the projects, inspiration, and ideas for enlivening your space

This book will guide you in playing with texture, scale, and color through embroidery, knitting, crochet, ceramics, painting, stamping, and more.



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: 9781611803495
Publication Date: 04/10/2018
Page Count: 208
Size: 7.5 x 9
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