Cross Stitch: Everything You Need to Know to Master a Decorative Craft, with 600 Easy-to-Follow Charts and Step-by-Step Photographs by Dorothy Wood

Cross Stitch: Everything You Need to Know to Master a Decorative Craft, with 600 Easy-to-Follow Charts and Step-by-Step Photographs by Dorothy Wood

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For centuries the technique of cross stitch has inspired intricate, stylish patterns. This book offers 150 highly original, decorative projects. It includes all a cross stitcher needs to know, from the basic stitch and simple patterns, to advanced techniques and complex designs.

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This title features everything you need to know to master a decorative craft, with 600 easy-to-follow charts and step-by-step photographs. It features inspirational designs in a wide range of popular themes and styles: Celtic, Medieval, Traditional, Folk Art and Contemporary. There are exquisite cross stitch ideas for cushions and pillows, tiebacks, curtains, fireguards, stools, frames, book covers and much more. It includes advice on starting and finishing off, how to make and use easy-to-follow charts, and the tools and materials you will need. For centuries the technique of cross stitch has inspired intricate, stylish patterns, and this book offers 150 highly original, decorative projects. Many of these projects use linen rather than aida, and with the use of rich threads and unusual combinations a tapestry effect is created, resulting in pieces that delight the eye. The finishing processes are also innovative, with ideas for displaying work on cabinets, stools, fireguards, pencil boxes, book covers and clothing, framed pictures, cushions and tablecloths. This inspirational book includes all a cross stitcher needs to know, from the basic stitch and simple patterns, to advanced techniques and complex designs.

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SKU GOR005692704
Title Cross Stitch: Everything You Need to Know to Master a Decorative Craft, with 600 Easy-to-Follow Charts and Step-by-Step Photographs
Author By (author) Dorothy Wood
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Hermes House
Year Published 2014
Number of Pages 256
ISBN 10 1843095661
ISBN 13 9781843095668
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Description

Details

This title features everything you need to know to master a decorative craft, with 600 easy-to-follow charts and step-by-step photographs. It features inspirational designs in a wide range of popular themes and styles: Celtic, Medieval, Traditional, Folk Art and Contemporary. There are exquisite cross stitch ideas for cushions and pillows, tiebacks, curtains, fireguards, stools, frames, book covers and much more. It includes advice on starting and finishing off, how to make and use easy-to-follow charts, and the tools and materials you will need. For centuries the technique of cross stitch has inspired intricate, stylish patterns, and this book offers 150 highly original, decorative projects. Many of these projects use linen rather than aida, and with the use of rich threads and unusual combinations a tapestry effect is created, resulting in pieces that delight the eye. The finishing processes are also innovative, with ideas for displaying work on cabinets, stools, fireguards, pencil boxes, book covers and clothing, framed pictures, cushions and tablecloths. This inspirational book includes all a cross stitcher needs to know, from the basic stitch and simple patterns, to advanced techniques and complex designs.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR005692704
Title Cross Stitch: Everything You Need to Know to Master a Decorative Craft, with 600 Easy-to-Follow Charts and Step-by-Step Photographs
Author By (author) Dorothy Wood
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Hermes House
Year Published 2014
Number of Pages 256
ISBN 10 1843095661
ISBN 13 9781843095668
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.

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