Attention lovers of needles and thread! From the creative pen of illustrator and fabric designer Sarah Watson comes a positively delightful collection of embroidery ideas to tickle your imagination in Pen to Thread. Feast your eyes on over 750 charming, whimsical motifs sure to inspire your embroidery stitches.
If you’re new to stitching, have no fear, Sarah has you covered. Pen to Thread starts with a comprehensive guide to basic techniques including step by step illustrations for a variety of embroidery stitches and tips for choosing colors. The motifs you’ll stitch range from everyday objects like bird cages and backpacks to sophisticated poodles, playful mermaids, and punchy piñatas, each pattern is more charming than the next. All the motifs and alphabets are included on a handy CD-rom for easy resizing. Any motif can be made distinctly yours with Sarah’s easy-to-follow instructions.
Your finished projects will make perfect gifts—but you won’t want to give them away. With pattern chapters like School Days, In the Kitchen, The Great Outdoors, and By the Sea, there’s no limit to where Pen to Thread can take you!
About the Author:
Sarah Watson is the popular fabric designer for Cloud 9 Fabrics with thousands of yards ofher fabric prints on the market today. See her work at sarahwatsonillustration.com.