Kata Golds's Sweet book of simple hand stitching.

Kata Golda

Kata Golda's.

For the Love of Hand Stitching / 20+ signature appliqué & embroidery designs from Jan Constantine/ Learn basic appliqué techniques as well as a range of easy-to-master embroidery stitches/ Jan’s bold and playful imagery will complement any home. In this collection of projects, Jan features an inspiring mix of style-romance, nostalgia, patriotism, and celebration. Update your home with elegant new colors and chic accents. Choose from pillows, a quilt, a throw, place mats, aprons, & totes, too...

Obviously, I like Kata Golda and her creations.

Many ways to do finger puppets.

A Kata Golda Workshop.

Kata Golda's inspired bunnies.

Little Birds / 26 one-of-a-kind projects, from artistic to folksy to whimsical/ The variety of materials & embellishments is sure to inspire you to make every bird in the book/ These little sweeties make delightful gifts & the perfect pets! Beginner-friendly projects work well with scraps, fat quarters, & upcycled fabrics. This adorable book is all about the birds! From budgies to owls to peacocks, these projects will pique your curiosity & make your heart sing! Many talented designers bri.....

A whole slew of Kata's creations. The lambs are especially cute.

"Crafting a Meaningful Home" by Meg Mateo --///-- As the second decade of the 21st century begins, we’re more compelled than ever to find refuge in our homes and personalize our living spaces with DIY projects that celebrate who we are and where we’ve been. In Crafting a Meaningful Home, Meg Mateo Ilasco shares 27 projects that tell personal stories and celebrate heritage, all easily created on a budget. Learn how to decoupage a plate with photos of a best friend; silkscreen upholstery with ...

Beautifully embroidered felted wool mittens

Love this guy! Not an unlucky black cat for sure.

lots of wool applique embroidery stitches

Creative Doodling & Beyond: Inspiring exercises, prompts, and projects for turning simple doodles into beautiful works of art by Stephanie Corfee / 1st doodling book i've ever seen that has worthwhile inspiration & ideas!

5 Must Read Books for Artists

Tattoo a Banana and Other Ways to Turn Anything and Everything into Art by Phil Hansen

great review of Design Sponge at Home

Jonathan Adler on Happy Chic: Accessorizing by Jonathan Adler {Good Reads}

Collage Journeys: A Practical Guide to Creating Personal Artwork by Jane Davies {Good Reads, 5 star review by liberal sprinkles}