Monday, 20 October 2014

Doodle Stitching: The Holiday Motif Collection

Last year I was delighted to be asked to contribute a couple of projects to an embroidery book by Aimee Ray. Aimee is the author of the charming Doodle Stitching series which includes Doodle Stitching: The Motif Collection and Doodle Stitching: Embroidery & Beyond.

The latest book in the series? Doodle Stitching: The Holiday Motif Collection!


The Holiday Motif Collection includes over 300 embroidery motifs for Christmas and other holidays, with the patterns all included on a CD so you can easily print them at the size you need instead of faffing about resizing them from the book.

 

As well as Aimee's adorable patterns, the book also includes 21 different projects to stitch using some of the motifs. How cute is that house teapot?? Just adorable.


Those of you with long memories might remember me working with lots of blue supplies last year. Well, I was stitching these Penguin Stocking Ornaments:

 
 

I also stitched a pair of Gingerbread Bookmarks:

 

Stitching Aimee's cute designs was so much fun! It's lovely to have been part of such a sweet book.

Doodle Stitching: The Holiday Motif Collection is published by Lark Books. It's available from Amazon USA, Amazon UK and many other bookshops.

[Please note: The Amazon links in this post are affiliate links]

P. S. Before my contributor copy had arrived I was thrilled to get my first look at this book at The Knitting & Stitching Show a couple of weeks ago. It's always exciting to finally see a finished book that you've contributed to - to see how your projects look, and to discover who else made things for the book and what they stitched - but this time round it was extra fun. I was at the show with Carina who also stitched a project for the book, and we got to share our excitement when we stumbled upon some copies while browsing a selection of embroidery books. So nice :)

5 comments:

Kathi said...

Congratulations on having your work published again! I bet seeing your projects in a book never gets old!! :) Something else to add to my Christmas wish list!!

Kay said...

These are gorgeous, I love the gingerbread men design. Can't wait to get a copy of this book. x

BugsandFishes said...

Thanks guys! Aimee's designs really are quite lovely :)

Anonymous said...

tHANK YOU,lAURA.I keep on following and I was happy to buy the Doodle stitching book and see yr patterns. It is an excellent book and I thank you for having advertised it.
+++ gloria

BugsandFishes said...

Thanks Gloria! I hope you'll have lots of fun stitching Aimee's lovely patterns xx

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