An easy way to get into the popular craft of embroidery, written with beginners in mind. The book covers the materials needed to get going, offers simple introductions to key stitches, and includes ten contemporary projects that evolve in complexity. Each project has a template to be copied, enabling the reader to get started straight away and achieve great results in a short time. Specially commissioned step-by-step photography makes the whole process easy. After only a couple of days with needle and thread, you'll find that you're making designs to show off.