Joyful Stitching

joyfulstitchingfrontcoverJoyful Stitching: Transform Fabric with Improvisational Embroidery

Enjoy the delightful world of embroidery and learn how to create small, free-form embroidery pieces that are alive with color and texture. With instructions for 21 embroidery stitches and 6 projects, all in Laura’s signature colorful, whimsical style, you’ll transform a flat, plain surface into a joyful, design-packed art piece. Stitch on wool, felt, or silk, and enjoy the simple pleasure of slow stitching. Includes a gallery of artwork and display ideas.

Available in February of 2018

These 6 embroidery projects are full of glorious color and stitchery. They range from easy to more time consuming projects. Step-by-step directions guide you through the process of creating the work and detailed images with written instruction show you how to make the various embroidery stitches.

atastybiteofapple

 

 

A Tasty Bite of Apple (on wool)

 

 

 

 

araresongbird

 

A Rare Song Bird (on wool)

 

 

 

 

 

 

loveatfirststitch

 

Love at First Stitch (on felt)

 

 

 

 

 

folkartgarden

 

Folk Art Garden (on felt)

 

 

 

 

 

 

handoffortune

 

Hand of Fortune (on silk)

 

 

 

 

 

 

yellowhouselandscape

 

Yellow House Landscape (on silk)