Features embroidery basics, such as fabric, patterns, needles, threads and stitches plus 20 different stitch projects. They include hair ties, beaded handbag, baby bib, picture frame and kitchen towels. Each project lists what size the project will be; the threads, fabric and equipment needed; and the stitches involved and is illustrated with step-by-step instructions. Helpful boxes, such as a list of "tools no embroiderer should be without," appear strategically throughout the text. This book is bright, modern and visually appealing, with 45 color photos, more than 30 easy-to-understand stitch illustrations and 46 pattern illustrations.