If you've always fancied taking up embroidery but didn't know where to start, this guide for the absolute beginner is for you. This simple-to-follow project-based book takes you through the basic techniques of this fun and creative craft. Each technique is clearly explained and accompanied by a stylish project to make, so that you can put your newly acquired knowledge into practice. You'll learn everything you need to get started, and each project is explained with the help of dear illustrations that will guide you every step of the way. The straightforward explanations combined with desirable projects means that no matter how little embroidery experience you have to start with, you'll soon be impressing friends and family with your new-found practical skills.