Learn all about stitching on plastic canvas while making an attractive coaster set. Teach Yourself Plastic Canvas from Leisure Arts includes easy beginner lessons and a gallery of 30 stitches. Step-by-step instructions teach the basics, from selecting canvas mesh size, yarn weight, and needles to cutting canvas shapes and learning a variety of stitches. The final lessons take you through creating a coaster set (with a storage box and eight different coaster patterns) to experimenting on your own. Use your choice of three colors of yarn or stitch the entire set in a single color. The 30 stitches include Mosaic, Scotch, Bargello, Byzantine, Cashmere, Double Brick, Milanese, Parisian, Rhodes Variation, Smyrna Cross, Triangle, and more.