Sit back and unwind as you surround yourself in the art (and fun!) of hand embroidery. You'll find 52 projects including tiny treasures, tea towels, small quilts and runners, bags and pouches, and even note cards--all designed to give your hands something beautiful to stitch while you kick back and relax. Gather your favorite threads and flosses, scissors or snips, and a thimble, and prepare to embroider the evening away. Whether it's been a while or you've never embroidered before, you'll find all you need in this hefty volume packed with pretty projects from your favorite designers like Gail Pan, Robin Kingsley, Kathy Schmitz, Anni Downs, Lynette Anderson, and more. Also you'll have all the information on tools, techniques, and stitches at your fingertips to set you up for success to make any of the featured designs. Put on the kettle, brew a cup of your favorite coffee or tea, and immerse yourself in hand embroidery with this treat for your stitching soul.