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Cassandra Neace

Staff Writer

Cassandra Neace is a high school English teacher in Houston. When she's not in the classroom, she reads books and writes about them. She prides herself on her ability to recommend a book for most any occasion. She can be found on Instagram @read_write_make

I spend a lot of time with an embroidery hoop in my hands these days, and when I’m not stitching, I’m looking for new patterns to follow. I’ve come across some really amazing bookish designs, and I’ve collected just a few of them for you to gaze at in appreciation. I included links to the source, and, whenever possible, I linked to patterns. If you’re so inclined, I hope you’ll try one out.

Middle Earth

LOTR Cross Stich and Embroidery

Smaug and the Lonely Mountain

In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit…

A wizard is never late…

The Eye of Sauron

Harry Potter

Harry Potter Cross Stitch and Embroidery

All was well. 


Fred and George

I open at the close.

The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride Cross Stitch and Embroidery

Anybody want a peanut?

Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya…


As you wish.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy 

Hitchikers Guide to the Galaxy Cross Stitch and Embroidery

 Don’t Panic and Carry a Towel

So long and thanks for all the fish.

Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so. 

This will all end in tears. 

More bookish cross stitch can be found here and here. There’s more bookish embroidery here.


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