I was recently given a book called Doodle Stitching by Aimee Ray. It’s a book full of embroidery patterns from easy to elaborate, with basic stitching instructions included. All the patterns are on transfer paper which makes it really easy.
The second I pulled the book out of the box, Kaed, my eight year old asked if he could embroider one of the designs. He ended up doing two which he later turned into a lavender sachet and a small heat bag filled with flax seed.
My favorite part about this book is how easy it is. If my eight year old can do it with very little help, I’m happy. We have plans to get a few new patterns prepped and into hoops for him for our next road trip. I also love that it’s got designs that are a mixture of easy and hard. I’ve already picked out which design I’m going to do if I ever finish the cross-stitch I started well over a year ago!