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Cross-Stitch Treasures for Children
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Cross-Stitch Treasures for Children by Joan Elliott.
Cross-Stitch Treasures for Children, the latest book of designs from well-known designer and author Joan Elliott, captures the precious and magical world of children, one of Joan's favourite themes for cross stitch. A personalized birth sampler complete with baby's favourite cuddly critters is the perfect way to celebrate this special time. As baby grows, a set of colourfully illustrated ABCs is just the thing to help with learning. Nothing brings childhood to mind quite like Mother Goose and her nursery rhymes. What fun to have these charming characters marching along in their merry parade to make up as a framed picture or a delightful bolster cushion. You'll find a fairy for girls and dragon for boys encouraging them to make a wish and follow their dreams. Imagination and wonder fill a child's room with creativity. The personalized nameplates for hanging in a child's room can also be stitched on a sweatshirt or pillow top. Finally, a collection of small motifs are a perfect way to pick and choose designs for quickerprojects like cards and gift bags. All 27 designs and four alphabet charts are presented in clear black and white charts and basic cross stitch instructions are included. The palette is bright and cheerful reflecting the fun and frolic in a child's life.
48 pages.
GBP  9.99     Qty: 

Christmas Cross-Stitch Treasures
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Christmas Cross-Stitch Treasures by Joan Elliott.
Tradition and whimsy share the stage in this charming collection. Inside you will find Santa aloft on a magical reindeer, a gentle Snow Princess and her enchanting woodland friends, a nod to the traditional with a beautiful version of Twelve Days of Christmas and two classic redwork samplers. Choose from a darling fairy or a whimsical dragon to stitch up a stocking and create an heirloom for a special child in your life. Capture the season as the snow begins to fall and we find a group of frolicking snowmen making the most of the holiday festivities. For a personal touch in your holiday greetings start with a set of six very merry cards worked in bright Christmas colours. Your holiday stitching will be complete as you proudly display your finished set of Roly Poly ornaments on the tree. DMC and Anchor embroidery floss is given for each design. Kreinik braid and Mill Hill beads bring a touch of elegance to some of the designs. All designs are presented in clear black and white charts and basic cross stitch instructions are included.
48 pages.
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1000 Cross Stitch Motifs
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1000 Cross Stitch Motifs by Jan Eaton.
This collection of 1000 cross-stitch motifs, each presented as an easy-to-follow colour chart, presents cross stitchers with a fabulous resource for incorporation into cards, samplers, pictures, and larger work. The pattern library is divided into eleven different themes for ease of use, and each page is accompanied by a key showing the colours used. Details of motif sizes and thread numbers are given at the end of the library. The introductory section at the start of the book covers the basic techniques and materials, allowing even absolute beginners to start stitching right away. Previously published as The Cross Stitch Motif Bible 9781844480609.
256 pages.
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Liberty Cross Stitch
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Liberty Cross Stitch by Helene Le Berre.
This book combines pretty cross-stitch designs with classic Liberty prints to create gorgeous, hand-stitched items for you, your home, and your family and friends. Helene Le Berre's stylish designs give the simple, traditional technique of cross stitch a fresh, contemporary appeal and places it firmly in the twenty-first century. With clear, step-by-step instructions, beautiful photographs, full-size patterns and easy-to-follow cross-stitch charts, you will be amazed at how easily you can make something that has beauty, style and a professional finish. There are twenty-four designs to choose from, including lovingly made toys, a quilt, tiny slippers and a handy little bag for you and your baby, photo frames, cushions, colourful pot holders and other items for the home, and perfect gifts to give away or keep that include bags, purses and earrings. Even the timeless little black dress is revisited and given a hand-embroidered finish. So even if you have never stitched before, you are guaranteed to find something in this book you would love to own, plus everything you need in order to make it.
96 pages.
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Mini Cross Stitch
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Mini Cross Stitch by Michael Powell.
Michael Powell provides twenty mini cross stitch designs, each accompanied by a full-colour chart, key and general instructions. Each of Michael's unique, quirky contemporary designs measures approximately 9 x 9cm, though the designs come in a variety of formats and include tall, narrow designs as well as borders. All the designs can be worked on 14-count Aida or evenweave fabric. There's a broad range of subjects to choose from, including country cottages, flowers, hearts, and festive Christmas trees, so whatever the occasion, there is bound to be a design that suits it perfectly. There are general instructions and simple stitch diagrams at the beginning of the book, so even those new to cross stitch will be able to accomplish all of the projects, as well as notes on fabric preparation and washing instructions.
48 pages.
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1000 Mini Cross Stitch Motifs
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1000 Mini Cross Stitch Motifs by Sharon Welch.
This compact book is a fantastic source and reference book for all cross stitchers whatever their skill levels. It is brimming over with motifs for mini projects, gifts and samplers. The charted designs are grouped into popular themes offering ideas for all occasions including weddings, birthdays, Christmas and Easter. The main body of the book focuses entirely on these motifs, and stitchers can mix and match designs, choosing from a wonderful selection of charming, whimsical and appealing patterns, borders and images. Also, there is a helpful introduction, which includes advice on materials, techniques and how to start, and worked examples show some of the motifs as samplers and finished pieces. Mini motifs are quick to stitch and cross stitch is an easy to learn technique, so beginners have all they need within these pages to create something special, and more experienced stitchers will love the wonderful variety of subjects, which include flowers, animals, teatime treats, travel, little people, houses and much more.
256 pages.
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On-The-Go Tissue Toppers
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On-The-Go Tissue Toppers by Darlene Neubauer.
These five multi-purpose vehicles will be a hit with truck and train lovers. Each craft pattern is detailed to make the design look authentic. All are made using 7-count plastic canvas and 3 inch canvas circles and stitched with worsted weight yarn. Plastic canvas patterns include a locomotive, school bus, ice cream truck, fire truck, and a florist truck. Sizes range from 5 1/8 inches W x 12 1/4 inches L x 7 1/2 inches H to 6 3/8 inches W x 12 3/8 inches L x 6 5/8 inches H. Skill Level: Advanced.
48 pages.
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