This attractive softcover coloring book features many lovely designs inspired by traditional cross-stitching patterns from Europe. With colored samples of the patterns illustrated at the beginning of the book and traceable patterns in the back, Cross Stitch Coloring Book is a useful collection of embroidery cross-stitching. It may also be used for the practice of embroidery thread color matching. Coloring the designs is an enjoyable way to learn how to create beautiful traditional motifs as well as one's very own original embroidery sampler! Cross Stitch Coloring Book is the perfect source of inspiration and relaxation. The author known as ''artist in'' started organizing ''Embroidery CAFE'' in 2005, which is a series of embroidery workshops held in a coffee shop. To spread ideas for embroidery and the joy of thread and needle, today she organizes the publication of the books in addition to continuing to hold workshops regularly.