Cat Lady Embroidery: 380 Ways to Stitch a Cat (Paperback)

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Cat Lady Embroidery: 380 Ways to Stitch a Cat (Paperback)


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Fat, striped, sweet, or grumpy, this book offers 380 embroidery stitch patterns for cat lovers. Each of the 15 themed pattern sets offers a variety of designs that range from simple to complex and includes photos of the finished patterns, a stitch guide, and full-size templates.

From kitty corners and borders to classic felines and festive holiday cats, Cat Lady Embroidery has a cat to embroider for every occasion. With an overview of tools and materials, instructions on getting started, a thread conversion chart, and a step-by-step review of the 15 basic embroidery stitches used, this book is perfect for embroiderers of all skill levels

Created by a group of amazingly talented artists, this collection contains a variety of different embroidery styles, so there are folk art–inspired cats, cartoon-style cats, trendy cat-themed patches, and realistic pet portrait-style motifs. There’s even a project inspiration gallery showcasing wonderful ways to use these motifs—maybe you’ll be inspired to embroider a cat peeking out from a shirt pocket or smiling up at you from a pair of slippers. 

Inspire your inner cat lady with these and more original designs:
  • Breed-specific feline faces
  • Stretching, sleeping, hiding, eating, and playing cats
  • Mummy, vampire, and witch cats for Halloween
  • Santa, reindeer, and angel cats for Christmas
  • Sailor, baker, musician, and other dressed-up cats
  • Cat alphabets in three different styles
  • Cats with plants and flowers
Fun designs and clear instructions make this book a must have for any cat-loving embroidery enthusiast's library.

Applemints, a publisher based in Tokyo, Japan, is well known for their craft titles.

Product Details ISBN: 9781589239647
ISBN-10: 1589239644
Publisher: Quarry Books
Publication Date: July 3rd, 2018
Pages: 120
Language: English
“A whopping 380 embroidery patterns, exclusively for moggies. What’s not to love?” —Love Sewing

A ideal instruction manual for embroidery beginners, as well as anyone looking for fun and simple patterns, the original designs and clear instructions comprising Cat Lady Embroidery is a 'must have' for any embroidery enthusiasts library and is unreservedly recommended for personal and community library needlecraft instructional reference collections.—Midwest Book Review