Joan Elliott's Native American Cross Stitch

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David & Charles, Oct 1, 2005 - Crafts & Hobbies - 112 pages
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An evocative collection of Native American-inspired cross stitch designs by leading designer and best-selling author, Joan Elliott. The distinctive imagery of America's indigenous culture is a powerful reminder of the values that the native people lived by. Now you can bring these sentiments to your stitching with this beautiful collection of designs, that will delight cross stitchers everywhere. Stunning dream catcher designs, striking decorative borders, uplifting celebration pieces for the birth of a child or a wedding, creative cards, pillows, jewellery and accessories all feature in this beautifully illustrated book, with full-colour charts throughout. Information on materials, stitching techniques and full making-up instructions are provided, making this book ideal for beginners and more experienced stitchers alike.
 

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Contents

Indian Maiden
8
Daily Inspirations
14
Apache Wedding
22
Beaded Treasures
30
Baby Blessings
36
Native Borders
50
Native American Alphabet
56
Navajo Sewing Collection
66
The Circle of Life
72
Desert flowers
78
Gifts of Wisdom
86
Indian Warrior
94
Materials Techniques and Making Up
100
Suppliers
104
Acknowledgments
105
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Page iv - Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.

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Elliott has been creating needlework designs for over 30 years.

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