Joyful Stitching


Joyful 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.

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.

 A Tasty Bite of Apple (on wool)

Stitch Kit For Tasty Bite of Apple

A Rare Song Bird (on wool)

Stitch Kit For A Rare Songbird

Love at First Stitch (on felt)

Stitch Kit For Love at First Stitch

Hand of Fortune (on silk)

Stitch Kit For Hand of Fortune

Yellow House Landscape (on silk)

Stitch Kit For Yellow House Landscape