Sampler Workbook: Motifs and Patterns by Caroline Vincent was released in the UK last summer, and is to be released here March 15, 2011. Pre-release price $15.62, regular price after release $25.95
This design sourcebook for contemporary samplers contains motifs and patterns based on reworked traditional and specially created designs for subjects including animals, birds, buildings, trees, flowers and border patterns. A number of the motifs are described in step-by-step format and information about stitching techniques and threads is provided.
The book is suitable for a variety of skill levels.
Here’s a link to Caroline Vincent’s website: http://www.carolinevincentsamplers.com/ Ask at your local needlework store or find it at Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Sampler-Workbook-Patterns-Caroline-Vincent/dp/1408110156