How to Catch a Frog (Hardcover)

And Other Stories of Family, Love, Dysfunction, Survival, and DIY

By Heather Ross

Harry N. Abrams, 9781617690983, 240pp.

Publication Date: May 20, 2014

List Price: 24.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.


About the Author

Heather Ross is the author of the STC Craft titles Weekend Sewing and Heather Ross Prints, a fabric designer, and an illustrator of children’s books. She lives in New York City and the Catskills.


Praise For How to Catch a Frog: And Other Stories of Family, Love, Dysfunction, Survival, and DIY

“Did we mention that the book is full of DIYs, awesome stories, and Heather’s own illustrations? You want it.”

— Creativebug Blog

“A powerful collection of stories.”

— Thread Cult

“It's a little bit DIY and a whole lot of autobiographical goodness.”

— Portland Modern Quilt Guild

“In the end, it’s clear that Ross learned to be self-reliant and that creating useful, handmade objects became a way of life for her.”

— BookTrib

“A very honest coming-of-age tale . . . the book reminded me of the powerful memoir Wild by Cheryl Strayed, and if you loved that book, this one will rock your world as well.”

— Meg Cox, quilt journalist, author, and instructor