Not Your Mama’s Stitching



Kate Shoup


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The Cool and Creative Way to Stitch It To ‘Em

Forget the fair young maiden painstakingly embroidering pillowcases for her hope chest. Picture a liberated lass (that would be you) creating chic fashions and accessories while sipping a glass of whatever and saving the planet. Not Your Mama’s Stitching lets you choose from more than twenty projects to make or embellish home decor items, garments, accessories, gifts, and more.

It covers:

  • The tools and materials that no stitcher should be without
  • Basic stitching skills such as starting a thread, tying off, and finishing your piece
  • A myriad of embroidery, cross stitch, and needlepoint stitches
  • Projects ranging from a tattooed tank top to cheeky stitched sayings and from a Gucci-inspired wallet to a drinks recipe box
  • Variations and ideas for customizing every project

Make everyday items one-of-a-kind, or whip up your own creations from scratch. With a savvy, sassy attitude and fun, funky projects, Not Your Mama’s Stitching will have you in stitches in no time.

Kate Shoup

Kate Shoup has authored more than 30 books and has edited scores more. Kate has also co-written a feature-length screenplay (and starred in the ensuing film) and worked as the Sports Editor for NUVO Newsweekly. When not writing, Kate, an IndyCar fanatic, loves to ski, read, and ride her motorcycle. She lives in Indianapolis with her husband, her daughter, and their dog.
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