Fa­vorite Finds Prod­uct Re­views

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By Yu­miko Higuchi, $19.95, Roost Books, 2016, 192 pages Have you been bit­ten with the em­broi­dery bug but don't know how to start? Zakka Em­broi­dery is a good place to be­gin. The beau­ti­fully pho­tographed pages of this lit­tle book show an as­sort­ment of crafts adorned with simple one­and two-color de­signs. The book lists the tools and tech­niques needed to be­gin an em­broi­dery project. Zakka Em­broi­dery pro­vides 40 pat­terns to give you more than enough prac­tice us­ing the fol­low­ing stitches: straight, out­line, run­ning, chain, French knot, satin, lazy daisy and lazy daisy plus straight. There are also com­plete in­struc­tions for sev­eral craft projects, in­clud­ing purses, an apron, baby pants, a hat rib­bon and dozens more.

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