My craft skills were stunted right about the time I made a slipcover for my vanity chair as a teen. A word of warning to novices: don’t choose a fabric that has stripes.
Clearly illustrator, cartoonist, and all around crafty person Jillian Tamaki has more talent in her little pinkie than I possess in my whole body. She has been commissioned by Penguin Classics to create embroidered covers for three re-releases coming out this fall. Check out her site to see each stunning work of art up close.