Anne Weil

Anne Weil is a freelance writer for
One question answered: what do you do when you drop a stitch?
With an embroidered motivational quote on the back, this statement piece is all about girl power.
Handmade books make such sweet gifts, and learning to hand-stitch them is easier than you might imagine. This tutorial will walk you through the book-binding process step-by-step. Charming details like a fabric front page and wool as the binding thread make these books feel extra special. Add some heart embellishments, and you've got a Valentine's Day gift for someone you love.