Cover image for Diary in stitches : 65 charming motifs : 6 fabric & thread projects to bring you joy / Minki Kim.
Diary in stitches : 65 charming motifs : 6 fabric & thread projects to bring you joy / Minki Kim.
Publication Information:
Lafayette, CA : Stash Books, an imprint of C&T Publishing, [2018]
Physical Description:
127 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Artist Minki Kim turns her own daily sketchbook challenge into 65 stitchable drawings to mix and match. Embroider and appliqué the whimsical, easy-going way with 6 useful projects to make and share, like a patchwork pouch, a statement pillow, and a sweet wallhanging. Minki's uplifting designs, plus an extra gallery of small project ideas from coasters to wall art will appeal to anyone who wants to add personality to their home and personal accessories.


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746.445 KIM Book Adult General Collection

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Illustrate daily life in fabric and thread with sketches from the author's sketchbook, Stitch 65 creative motifs and 6 projects-a sewing machine cover, mini quilt, and more, Embroider and appliqué little gifts for the ones you love in Minki Kim's irresistible signature style Book jacket.

Author Notes

Minki Kim is a fabric and pattern designer with her own whimsical style. She discovered sewing as a creative outlet to capture the beauty of ordinary moments. Originally from Korea, Minki lives in Southern California with her husband and three young daughters.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 6
Basic Techniques and Suppliesp. 7
Projectsp. 17
Strawberry Zipper Pouchp. 18
Darling Sewing Casep. 25
Sweet Notes Wall Pocketp. 33
Pretty Sewing Machine Coverp. 38
Rainbow Ribbons Mini Quiltp. 42
Find Your Own Path Pillowp. 46
Stitches and Patternsp. 49
Dear Diaryp. 50
Just Beginp. 50
Choose Todayp. 52
Stay Truep. 54
Shine Your Lightp. 56
The Secret of Getting Aheadp. 58
Spring Has Sprungp. 60
Life with You is Always a Picnicp. 62
Add a Whole Lot of Love to everything You Createp. 64
No Place like Homep. 66
Begin Each Day with a Grateful Heartp. 68
Hooray it's Todayp. 70
Simple as Thatp. 72
Little Momentsp. 74
Find Your Voicep. 76
Find Your Own Pathp. 78
Good Things Happen When You Go for itp. 80
Thank Youp. 82
Awayp. 84
A Girl with Bunny 1p. 86
A Girl with Bunny 2p. 88
Flower and 'Wreath Hangingp. 90
You Are Lovedp. 92
Little Girl with Bear and Bunnyp. 94
Sweet Notep. 96
Sewing Roomp. 98
Medium Motifs for a Special Dayp. 100
Scissors and Spoolp. 100
Flower Bouquetp. 101
Love Yap. 102
Just Begin Wordingp. 104
We Have Each Otherp. 105
Small Motifs for Every Dayp. 106
Ribbonsp. 106
Strawberry Bouquetp. 106
Knitting Chickp. 107
Tulips (Set of Two)p. 107
Mv Kitchen (Set of Eight)p. 108
Rain Bootsp. 110
Flower in a Bottlep. 110
More from My Kitchen (Set of Five)p. 111
Hoops for Homep. 112
Duck and Bird Hoops (Set of Three)p. 112
Mini Hoops (Set of Three)p. 113
Mouse Hoops (Set of Three)p. 114
Stitched Christmasp. 117
Snowmanp. 117
Christmas Wishes (Set of Four)p. 118
Doggy with Gift Boxesp. 119
Christmas Stockingsp. 119
Gallery of Project Ideasp. 120
About the Authorp. 127