Much of the beauty and charm of crazy quilts is in the variations and combinations of embroidery stitches that are worked on them. Author of numerous titles on crazy quilting and the needle arts, J. Marsha Michler presents a collection of hundreds of variations on twenty basic embroidery stitches. The twenty Stitch Plates illustrate hundreds of ways that embroidery stitches can be worked along seams and within patches of a crazy quilt. The 20 stitches themselves are diagrammed and explained, for the reader to put the variations to immediate use for crazy quilting or other projects. The Stitch Plates were originally published in The Magic of Crazy Quilting, now out of print. The plates are a favorite part of the book for many readers, and now, here are they are presented in handy ebook format for readers to continue to enjoy.