here is my another favorite book: Colorful Stitchery: 65 Hot Embroidery Projects to Personalize Your Home from Kristin Nicholas (http://www.amazon.com/Colorful-Stitchery-Embroidery-Projects-Personalize/dp/B002ECEGYI/)
“•Pillows – over 30 designs stitched on a host of different fabrics: linen, gingham, re-cycled wool, velvet, dishtowels and more
•Kitchen Stitchin’ – tea and coffee cozies, dishtowels, potholders, tablecloths, napkins, even egg cozies
•Bedroom – pillowcases, curtains, hot water bottle covers, teddy bears, baby blankets, throws and more
•Alternative ideas – cardboard boxes, cards, scissors cases and ribbon pillows”
There are a lot of ideas, I love the drawings, and the samples in the book. Here are some pages – these are my favorite ones:
The pages are well written, easy to follow, and there are lot of drawn instructions, how to create the same items! I love this book!