Beautiful Cross-Stitch : Inspirations from the World Around You
and large pieces suitable for framing offer many options
• Cross-stitch projects
such as bookmarks, pincushions,
pillows, ornaments, and more
• A variety of designs please beginners and more
primer details basics for beginners
• Triple-checked charts guarantee accuracy and success
• Materials list and color photographs with each project
Celtic Cross Stitch Designs
With more than 100 traditional Celtic themes—knots,
spirals, braids, animals, plants, artifacts, and lettering—plus projects
for a series of attractive household items, this manual is an
embroiderer’s delight. Making this celebration of color, texture, and
needlework easy to utilize are wonderfully helpful charts, technical advice,
and photographs. Embroider a cushion with four knotwork variations; a
“Stanwick Man,” taken from a bronze horse-head mount found in Yorkshire;
towels; cards; and more.
The Art of William Morris Cross-Stitch: Over 40 Projects Inspired by the Design Master
The timeless appeal of the designs of William
Morris--one of the most famous decorative artists of the 19th century--comes
to life in cross stitch projects inspired by his printed fabrics, tapestries
and wallpapers. Here, Barbara Hammet has created 41 beautiful cross stitch
designs based on Morris' art. A chapter on basic techniques explains how to
prepare fabrics, offers a quick review of various stitches, and gives
information on mounting the finished embroidery. 60 full-color photos.
Celtic Art : In Cross Stitch
Designer Barabara Hammet combines both practical skill and interpretive
vision in this new and exciting collection of cross stitch projects. Drawing
her inspiration from the surviving examples of the art of ancient Celtic
kingdoms, she's produced a series of stunning re-workings of the classical
Celtic swirling shapes and sinuous forms that are at once both modern and
Projects include pin cushions, needle cases, bookmarks, box lids,
cushions, table cloths, place mats, and more! And there's many more patterns
to suit every level of skill, plus a motif library to provide plenty of
inspiration for further projects.
Cross Stitch Myth & Magic: Wizards, Angels, Dragons, Mermaids, Cherubs,
This unique collection of fables and legends from around the world contains
over 70 magical cross stitch designs by nine talented artists.
Stitchers will be thrilled by the amazingly detailed
Chinese dragon, good fortune emblems and signs of the zodiac. They'll also
find cherubs, angels, and--from the world of myth--Merlin and an enchanting
Each project includes easy-to-follow instructions and
full-color cross stitch charts, perfect for both beginning and experienced
Cross-Stitch Designs from China
Take inspiration from this very special collection of
strikingly alluring patterns and projects from China. Celebrate Chinese New
Year with a wall hanging, featuring all the animals from the astrological
menagerie. Borrow images from the finest porcelains, and embroider them onto
ginger-jar cushions. Many ideas for further designs—and a library of
patterns—will keep you happily stitching.
Cats of the World in Cross Stitch
Cats, both domestic and wild, are brought to life in 18
versatile and stunning designs. Choose from a lion surveying the African
plain, the delicately featured wild serval, or a ginger tom draped on his
favorite armchair. Cat lovers can stitch small motifs
into a collection of
accessories for their pets, including a collar and bean bed. Easy-to-follow
color charts and step-by-step instructions.
Cross Stitch Designs :
The Essential Reference Book
Mary Engelbreit Cross Stitch for All Seasons
Mary Engelbreit's cheerful designs have become almost
ubiquitous, appearing on everything from greeting cards to home fabrics to
clothing, and the 80-plus seasonal projects in this book are a happy
extension of those colorful pick-me-ups. These designs cover the
cross-stitch skill range, from 10-count perforated plastic ornaments and
button covers to an embellished gardener's journal cover worked on 36-count
linen. The tinted charts, instructions, and specialty-stitch diagrams
the creative process for those who want to use these patterns as a
jumping-off point for their own whimsy.
555 Country Cross-Stitch Patterns
Renowned cross stitch
takes you on a trip to the country with 555 traditional, nostalgic patterns.
With ideas for any occasion, full-color graphs, sumptuous color photos of
finished products, and a wide variety of alphabets, this glorious collection
of cross stitch will absorb you again and again.
The Cross Stitcher's Bible
Celtic Cross Stitch :
30 Alphabet, Animal, and Knotwork Projects
The rich colors and textures of Celtic art
are a superb source of needlework
ideas and inspiration. In this fully illustrated guide an experienced
craftswoman and the author of many books of crafts adapts the motifs and
patterns of Celtic art
and artifacts in an exciting collection of cross
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