Elegant embroidery from a Japanese master 😍 (+ giveaway!)

We’re so excited to introduce you to the latest book from Stitch Publications today! Get ready to “ooh!” and “aah!” as you peek inside the artful world of Japanese master embroiderer Reiko Mori, whose incredible work embodies charm, grace, and true elegance.

Elegant Embroidery

In Elegant Embroidery, more than 40 embroidery motifs are grouped into enchanting vignettes which you can mix and match to your heart’s content.

Favorite Things embroidery vignette
Favorite Things vignette

Eleven start-to-finish projects include totes, fabric-covered boxes, and more.

Embroidered snowflake boxes
Snowflake Boxes

Embroidered Pocket Board with Climbing Roses
Pocket Board with climbing roses

Chamomile Tote Bag
Chamomile Tote Bag—look at those pudgy bees!

Learn 16 embroidery stitches step by step—some well-known and some less common—and feature them in designs for holidays, seasons, and everyday occasions. Themed chapters include flower, marine, and Christmas collections, as well as an assortment of Ms. Mori’s signature black-on-linen designs.

Embroidered Hollyhocks Pouch
Hollyhocks Pouch, made up of buttonhole stitches and French knots

See more from this captivating embroidery collection >

We’ve got a copy of Elegant Embroidery to give away today! To enter the drawing, tell us:

Are you an embroidery enthusiast—or do you want to become one?

Share you answer in the comments! We’ll choose a random winner one week from today and let you know by email if you win. Good luck!

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Thanks to all who entered the drawing! The winner is Candy, who says:

“I have admired this work for a long time. Such beautiful needlework. I’m retired and have lots of time to learn a  new craft! Thank you for the chance to win!”

We’ll email you about your prize, Candy—congratulations!


This book is published by Stitch Publications, is distributed by Martingale, and is nonreturnable.


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