An avid cross-stitcher, I recently started learning embroidery and am loving it! I learned from two great books:
Stitch-It Kit by Jenny Hart and Doodle Stitching: Fresh & Fun Embroidery for Beginners by Aimee Ray.
Hart’s book is a great starter with a lot of nice transfer patterns, starter supplies, and towels.
Ray’s book is inspiring – I was inspired to create my first softie: