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Animal Embroidery Workbook: Step-by-Step Techniques & Patterns for 30 Cute Critters & More

Designs include Foxes, Sloths, Hedgehogs, Giraffes, Cats, Chickadees, Pandas, Bees, Flowers & More

Author - Jessica Long
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Take your embroidery to the next level with what's sure to be the most charming embroidery book you'll ever own!

From a sweet giraffe and an elephant with a flower crown to a smiling sloth and a dancing unicorn, Animal Embroidery Workbook features dozens of easy-to-use templates to create embroidery hoops of all your favorite animals!

  • 30 charming projects for animal embroidery hoops, including a giraffe, fox, hedgehog, cat, chickadee, red panda, and more, each with beautiful floral accents
  • Step-by-step instructions, color diagrams, stitch direction diagrams, color keys, and full-size patterns for designs that range from simple to challenging
  • Beginner-friendly guide to basic stitches, tools, supplies, and techniques, such as transferring patterns and setting up a double hoop
  • Modern techniques for blending and creating depth, texture, and personality within each design
  • Author Jessica Long is a popular embroidery artist and the owner of Jessica Long Embroidery where she shares her embroidery patterns, kits, helpful tutorials, and more

Take your embroidery to the next level with what's sure to be the most charming embroidery book you'll ever own!

These 30 super cute animal projects come with step-by-step instructions and feature lovely floral details. Included is basic introductory information about selecting materials and supplies, safety, essential techniques—including how to transfer templates, how to set up a double hoop, finishing techniques, and more—and a helpful stitch guide. You'll also find more modern techniques for blending and creating depth, texture, and personality within each whimsical design. A must-have guide for practiced embroiderers of any level, Animal Embroidery Workbook will make you smile as you accomplish hoop after hoop!

More Information
Weight 1.687500
Pages 208
Size 8" x 10"
Author Jessica Long
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I originally picked up hand embroidery as a hobby during maternity leave in 2015. Prior to becoming a mother, I worked in a fermentation laboratory as a research associate and saved my true passion, art, for the weekends. After surviving the newborn phase, I realized that my hands had become restless and I needed to feed my creative spirit. I thought my old paintings and drawings would translate well to embroidery design, without the mess of traditional art supplies. This new medium proved affordable, portable, and easy to toss aside when faced with a toddler emergency.

Thanks to the encouragement of wonderful and supportive friends on social media, I began to sell my original designs as patterns and kits. I’ve also had the opportunity to teach in person at workshops and online through platforms such as YouTube and Bluprint. Sharing my experience has been an amazing gift. My goal is for my students to find the same joy and relaxation that I find when I am creating art through hand embroidery. I also hope that they have a lot of fun.

In Animal Embroidery Workbook, Jessica enlivens the craft of embroidery with whimsy and fun, using her skill as an artist to bring a variety of critters to life. Jessica's projects are endearing, her instructions are easy to follow, and her joy in stitching is infectious. A fabulous book for beginners and beyond who want to play with contemporary embroidery. Mary Corbet, Needle 'n Thread (
Whether you're a beginning embroiderer or a seasoned stitcher, Animal Embroidery Workbook is perfect for both. Jessica introduces you to supplies and stitches as well as how to create her delightful designs—including my favorite: the Smiling Sloth! Sara Barnes, Brown Paper Bag (, @brwnpaperbag)/cite>