Inspiration in Cross Stitch: 40 Gifts and Keepsakes for Christian Celebrations

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Storey Communications, 1995 - Crafts & Hobbies - 160 pages
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A magnificently illustrated, practical sourcebook of beautiful cross stitch projects for beginners and experienced needleworkers alike

40 original designs, ranging from samplers and wall hangings to greeting cards, table linen and bridal and christening gifts

Over 140 specially commissioned, full-color photographs and illustrations

Easy-to-follow instructions, stitch charts, materials and thread lists and full-color photographs accompany each project

Additional guidance on creating your own designs, including adapting and scaling pictures, and mounting, framing and binding your work

Stitch alphabet also provided for readers' own design and variations

Written by an experienced and highly acclaimed cross stitch expert

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About the author (1995)

Dorothea Hall is an internationally-known author of books and magazine articles on crafts and interior design. She has taught and lectured on arts and crafts, and also lectures on her wallpaper and textile design work. Her Storey books include Cross Stitch and Inspiration in Cross Stitch, and more of her best-sellers are titled The Cross Stitch and Sampler Book, Cross Stitch for the Home, and Quick and Easy Cross Stitch. Dorothea is a frequent traveller and collector of ethnic textiles and artifacts. She lives in Great Britain.

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