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Monday
Jul162012

[READ] KNOT THREAD STITCH

PHOTOGRAPHS BY SALLY J SHIM     BOOK PHOTOGRAPHS BY ANDREW PAYNTER

I am thrilled to share with you my dear friend Lisa Solomon's new book KNOT THREAD STITCH: Exploring Creativity through Embroidery and Mixed Media. Lisa is not only an accomplished artist, crafter and art professor but she is one of the most genuine people I know. We met many years ago via our blogs and I've had the pleasure of spending time with her offline (I only wish we knew each other back when I lived in the bay area). Lisa's new book is a wonderful collection of projects created by Lisa and many of her artist & crafter friends, myself included. The project I came up with for the book are some simple coasters which incorporate basic sashiko stitching. There are so many fun projects in the book that I cannot wait to try out and I think if you know how to thread a needle you will love this book, too! If you would like a chance to win a copy of KNOT THREAD STITCH please leave your name in the comments below and I'll pick one lucky winner on Friday, July 20.

UPDATE: Allison (Commenter #4) is the winner! 

Reader Comments (28)

You know, I love doing handwork and always forget how much; it's been a while since I've picked up my needle. Some new inspiration might be just what the dr. ordered. :)

07.16.2012 | Unregistered Commentermeg

first year of college done & im looking for some crafts to keep myself busy during the summer! :)
giveaway or not, I've always wanted to let you know that I love your blog & thanks for sharing your journey in Korea- inspiring!

07.16.2012 | Unregistered Commentersharon

My daughters and I are always on the lookout for fun new craft projects (especially those involving needles of any kinds!!) Thanks for the chance to try this book!

07.16.2012 | Unregistered Commenterorinda7

I would love to win a copy!

07.16.2012 | Unregistered CommenterAllison

I would love to make one of these projects this summer!

07.16.2012 | Unregistered CommenterChristin

This book looks great and full of inspiration. Thanks!

07.16.2012 | Unregistered CommenterChristina

Knot. Thread. Stitch.
Craft. Inspire. Rediscover.
Yes, please!

07.16.2012 | Unregistered CommenterDorothy

Perfect crafting book! Thank you for giving one away.

07.17.2012 | Unregistered CommenterAnnie

Wow - this would be so cool! Thank you for offering a giveaway... and I'll be sure to check it out at my local book store if I don't win... ;) (Of course, maybe my sister will need a copy, or a friend, or a cousin, or... )

07.17.2012 | Unregistered CommenterCMN

That books looks wonderful! Thanks for sharing.

07.17.2012 | Unregistered CommenterKaren

oh, oh, oh, would so love to win this to work together with my daughter on... :O)

07.17.2012 | Unregistered CommenterAnita

Awesome book! I hope to add it to my collection!

07.17.2012 | Unregistered CommenterLgmfstyle

The books looks fabulous -- thanks for the chance to win a copy!

07.18.2012 | Unregistered CommenterDeidre

The book looks like a wonderful resource - thanks for the opportunity to throw my hat into the ring!

07.18.2012 | Unregistered CommenterRebecca

would love to try these crafts!

07.18.2012 | Unregistered CommenterAK

looks like a wonderful book, would love to win a copy.

07.18.2012 | Unregistered Commenterstephanie

I would love to win. I am looking for more projects I can do while sitting on the couch.

07.18.2012 | Unregistered CommenterSara k

i'm stalking this fabulous book ...... i need a copy of it!!!

07.18.2012 | Unregistered CommenterSally

This book looks great! I'd love to fill up these hot summer days with a few embroidery projects!

07.18.2012 | Unregistered CommenterTiffany Michele

Just popping over from Lisa's Musings for a chance to win a copy of her wonderful book - thanks for the giveaway!

07.18.2012 | Unregistered Commentergaby@stilelemente

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