30 Corrupt Cross Stitch and Embroidery Designs
For crafters who like their stitching with a twist, this book provides original designs with a wicked spin, and reworks cute craft imagery, including genuine vintage embroidery motifs, so that they cross over to the dark side.
I wasn’t sure exactly what to expect when I cracked open this book, but I knew I was excited to see something new and different. Speaking of new, if you are new to stitching there is a handy guide in the back of the book to help you with all the basics, including illustrations for all the important parts. It gives a brief overview of buying your supplies, what types of fabric to use for what projects, how to make your stitches, and even a few finishing tips and templates to help you make the finished projects that are pictured in the book. I mention this because I know it’s something that is often overlooked in these kind of books and it’s nice to see something so complete. There’s also a pocket inside the back cover of the book for some of the patterns. [Read more…]