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WIN a copy of Mandalas to Embroider!

Search Press, the publisher of Mandalas to Embroider: Kaleidoscope Stitching in a Hoop by Carina Envoldsen-Harris (the beautiful embroidery pattern book I reviewed last week) have kindly offered one PlanetJune reader the chance to win a free copy of this lovely book!

Mandalas to Embroider by Carina Envoldsen-Harris

If you’ve already picked up your copy, enter to win a copy to give to a friend – it’d make a lovely gift for anyone crafty 🙂

I’m delighted with the embroidery that I made using the Sakura Clusters pattern from the book (and it was my first time doing a proper embroidery, so you can definitely do this too):

sakura mandala emboidery

If you haven’t read my review yet, click here to see what I thought of this book – then come back here and enter to win your own copy!

How To Enter

  • Simply leave a comment on this blog post (below) this week, i.e. before end of day EST on March 25th, 2018. You can say anything in your comment: why you’d like to win this book, your past experience (if any) with embroidery, or even just ‘Yes please!’
  • Make sure you enter a valid email address in the email box, as I’ll need that to contact you if you’re the winner!
  • This is open to everyone, worldwide 🙂
  • I’ll randomly draw a winner and contact them by email after the closing date to get their address. (I’ll update this post with their name once they’ve replied.) If I get no reply after a week, I’ll draw a new name.

Good luck!

Mandalas to Embroider by Carina Envoldsen-Harris

UPDATE: I selected the winner by random draw (for simplicity, I numbered the comments 1-70, and I’d redraw if the winning number was one of my own comment replies) and the winner is Kate! Congratulations Kate, and thanks to everyone else who entered.

If my posts have whetted your appetite for embroidery, you can buy Mandalas to Embroider here on Amazon, or from your local bookshop 🙂


  1. Desiree said

    I’ve only ever cross stitched, I would love to get into actual embroidery, although it looks intimidating.

  2. Danielle said

    I just got into hand embroidery and these designs are WAY beyond my current capabilities but they are GORGEOUS!!! I will strive to improve my skills just for these!! Thank you for the chance 🙂

  3. Lesley Glenn said

    I would love to win this book. I am just now getting back into embroidery…and I just recently ran into your website….

  4. Nat said

    What a great idea, mandalas are great to colour, but now you can create and put them on display.

  5. Felix said

    These look so pretty. I guess I’ll need to put it on my wish list if I am not your lucky winner 🙂

  6. Alicia Brink said

    Oh so pretty. I’ve done some embroidery in the past. Thanks for the opportunity to win a copy

  7. I would love to win this book. I have only recently completed my first embroidery hoop and loved it.

  8. Kendra said

    What a great find! I am excited to enter this giveaway drawing!

  9. Lisabeth said

    Oh goodness, my daughters and I would love to do these.

  10. Dori said

    Dear June,
    the patterns look lovely. I just started embroidery anew and would enjoy this book.

  11. Jenny said

    Thank you so much Carina and June for the chance to win this beautiful book! Embroidery really helps me relax during difficult times and it would be lovely to work on mandalas 🙂

  12. Beatriz said

    Realy lovely embroidery with cherry flowers and colors combinations

  13. Val said

    The patterns are lovely.

  14. lee said

    Your embroidery is great – love the colors you used! I think my daughter and I would really enjoy this book!

  15. Lisa Partridge said

    Love the patterns in this book. Yes please for a copy.

  16. Madeleine said

    Looks like a lovely book 🙂

  17. Cory Coakley said

    This looks lovely! I could start to do embroidery like this, that doesn’t require filing entire spaces with solid stitches. And the sakura pattern is especially beautiful. Thanks for the chance to win!

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