Cat Lady Embroidery: 380 Ways to Stitch a Cat

Cat Lady Embroidery: 380 Ways to Stitch a Cat

by Applemints
Cat Lady Embroidery: 380 Ways to Stitch a Cat

Cat Lady Embroidery: 380 Ways to Stitch a Cat

by Applemints

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781589239647
Publisher: Quarry Books
Publication date: 07/03/2018
Pages: 120
Sales rank: 518,304
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

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

Table of Contents

Curious Cats 6

Feline Faces 8

Heads & Tails 10

Cat Antics 12

Chatty Cats 14

Holiday Cats 16

Flora & Fauna Felines 18

Pampered Pussycats 20

Everyday Shenanigans 22

Cat Characters 24

Fast Friends 26

Folk Cats 28

Alpha-Cats 30

Kitty Corners 34

Kitty Borders 36

Project Inspiration Gallery 38

Tools & Materials 42

Getting Started 44

Embroidery Stitch Guide 48

How to Use This Book 54

Thread Conversion Chart 55

Motifs & Templates 56

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