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This month, Leanne is promoting her second book: Hoopla: The Art of Unexpected Embroidery. Like its predecessor, it’s an impressive tome filled with full-colour photography, profiles and patterns. It’s the kind of non-fiction book I love the best – it’s gorgeous, informative and inspiring.
Even better, embroidery fits right into our October DiYVR Challenge to mend, alter or embellish! Just saying. Arsenal Pulp even has a free pattern (PDF) from the book available, should you feel inspired.
I caught up with Leanne over email, and even if you don’t know a cross stitch from a French knot, her answers will make you want to know more. …READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY>>>