E & G Creates is a Japanese publisher specialising in high-end craft books, with a focus on knitting, crochet and needle craft.
500 Simply Charming Designs for Embroidery: Easy-to-Stitch Monograms and Motifs Feature 500 Simply Charming Stitches for Embroidery has something for everyone, with simple but lovely embroidery motifs presented in clear photographs and illustrations. Readers can create charming textured embellishments with this beautiful compendium of classic designs. There's plenty of inspiration here for decorating any fabric project with enchanting stitchery. This is the perfect book for beginners-even a rookie can pick it up and just start stitching! Easy-to-stitch ideas for decorative embroidery are arranged by category, from home, holidays, and food to animals, monograms, and borders. Essential embroidery techniques are clearly illustrated and explained, along with 15 basic stitches from the backstitch to French knots. An inspiring color photo gallery shows some of the many ways to use these designs to add hand-stitched flair to hats, slippers, scarves, purses, coasters, baby blankets, and more.