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Do-It-Yourself Stitch People (1st Edition)


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Why is it out of stock?

The 2nd Edition of the DIY Book is now available—click here to learn more! We've retired the 1st Edition, both physical and digital versions. Thanks!

Even Lauren Conrad uses our book!

Lauren Conrad using Stitch People

Looking for a fun project for your summer vacation? Hoping to get started on Christmas presents? I'll walk you through every aspect of how to design, prepare, stitch, and even frame your own cross-stitch portraits to give away as gifts for weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, and other big life events! After designing and stitching over 500 unique portraits, I've compiled all my tips and tricks into one, easy-to-use book with mix and match templates!

The DIY Stitch People Book is great for all skill levels, from complete beginners to advanced stitchers!

What's included?

  • NEW! Online access to additional templates including wheelchairs, crutches, floral skirts, additional dog breeds, and more!
  • Designs for women's and men's hairstyles, heads, clothing, and bodies, babes-in-arms, various children's body sizes and hairstyles and heads, and various accessories like purses, sports items, bouquets, and glasses
  • Over 40 dog breeds (see the FAQ page for the full list of breeds) and 16 cat breeds
  • Photos of 82 unique custom portraits for inspiration
  • Four alphabet styles
  • DMC color recommendations for skin tones (more than just caucasian!), hair colors, and clothing
  • Materials checklist for easy shopping
  • Tutorials for two different framing options (frame and hoop)

Available anywhere in the world (except Canada, currently)

Please be aware that international orders may take a little extra time to be processed in addition to the longer shipping time. Depending on the destination, international orders can take several weeks to be delivered. Any customs fees charged will be your responsibility.

You can order the DIY book no matter where you live! The currency converter above only lists a few currencies, but we accept payments from anywhere in the world. All transactions are completed in USD, and you are charged whatever the current exchange rate is at the time of purchase. Shipping is calculated in real-time on the checkout page.

Details about the book

Physical Book: 105 pages, 8.5"W x 11"H, spiral bound (so it lays flat!)
Digital E-Book: PDF version (completely identical to the physical version). Use on any device that reads PDF.
Author: Lizzy Dabczynski-Bean
ISBN: 978-0578150116

More questions? Check out our DIY Stitch People Book FAQ page.



Customer Reviews

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