A beginner’s step-by-step guide to techniques and motifs
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Cross stitch is one of the oldest forms of hand embroidery, popular all over the world, and it is little wonder that it remains so. Cross stitch is easy to learn, is usually the first embroidery stitch taught to children, and is quickly arranged into patterns, pictures and letters by following grid charts where each square represents a single stitch.
Presents the essentials of counted cross stitch with plenty of illustrations, plus a basic range of freestyle embroidery stitches to supplement the counted thread method. Get advice on how to read charts, and create your own In Cross Stitch, you’ll learn the essentials of counted cross stitch with plenty of illustrations to guide you, and a basic range of free-style embroidery stitches, as well as advice on how to read charts and create your own, including numerous motifs and alphabets for you to use. Written with the beginner in mind, Cross Stitch is also a refresher for those who first learned the craft years ago and would like to pick it up again. You’ll soon find the pleasure in cross stitch is watching your design grow as different colors are added, whether you’re making a bookmark or a wall hanging to be framed as a future family heirloom.
|Size||225" x 280" x .5"|
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