This book shows how to use a traditional craft to add a very modern message to coasters, bags, patches, pillows, tea towels, eyeglass cases and more. Twenty-five fun embroidery lettering projects let you speak your mind in stitches. Bold, snarky, amusing, or clever—these needlework ideas are anything but old-fashioned samplers.
Debra Valencia, a visionary artist, designer, and entrepreneur, has branded a modern style uniquely her own. She has used her design expertise to create distinctive branding, packaging, and product design for companies including Esprit Bed & Bath, Hasbro, Playskool, Milton Bradley, Disney, Hard Rock Cafés & Hotels, The Cheesecake Factory, and MGM Grand Hotels. Her artwork is currently licensed in over 1,200 products in gift, home, and stationery. Her surface designs have been licensed in quilting fabric collections for South Sea Imports, Wilmington Prints, and David Textiles, with over 100 fabrics on the market.