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Cross Stitch Flowers By Sophie Helene

Cross Stitch Flowers by Sophie Helene

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Summary

More than 400 floral cross-stitch designs, with guidance on methods and materials used.

Cross Stitch Flowers Summary

Cross Stitch Flowers by Sophie Helene

Cross stitch is one of the easiest embroidery stitches to master, and can be used to create beautiful designs in a range of contemporary styles. In this pretty little book, the author, Sophie Helene, presents over 400 colourful floral designs that include borders, alphabets and motifs in a range of different sizes and styles, together with ideas and inspiration for incorporating them into towels, cushions, bags, purses, babies' bibs and bootees, samplers and pictures. Each pattern is presented as a colourful easy-to-follow chart, with a key showing the thread colours used. At the end of the book there is information on the methods and materials used, making this a fabulous resource for cross stitchers of all abilities. All of the designs can be easily adapted by simply changing the colours used, and by 'mixing and matching' elements from different designs - this us the perfect starting point for creating cross-stitch designs of your own!

Cross Stitch Flowers Reviews

Both titles by Sophie Helene, published by Search Press this year, will delight lovers of cross stitch. Each book contains attractive, full colour charts for over 50 designs with suggestions for use along with comprehensive technical tips and information. Modestly priced at GBP7.99 each, they are useful and inspiring for both the beginner and more advanced embroiderer.-East Kent Embroiderers' Guild Every machine knitter knows how much inspiration is to be found in cross stitch designs, so do look out for this book of over 400 floral patterns. Sophie Helene includes borders, alphabets and motifs in a range of different sizes and styles, together with ideas and inspiration...The book contains methods and materials used, making it a fabulous resource for cross stitchers (and machine knitters) of all abilities. The designs can be easily adapted by changing colours and mixing and matching different elements.-Machine Knitting Monthly Cross Stitch Flowers and Cross Stitch Herbs, Fruit & Flowers: These two books by Sophie Helene are perfect for any cross stitcher's bookshelves. These compact volumes of flowers and herbs, fruit and flowers are packed with useful designs that can be projects in their own right or as motifs incorporated into your own projects. The Cross Stitch Flowers book contains bright florals in a variety of styles while the Cross Stitch Herbs, Fruit & Flowers has a more botanical look to it. Both books have colour charts and DMC thread references with over 400 designs in the flowers book and more than 50 in the herbs one.-New Stitches Cross Stitch Flowers and Cross Stitch Herbs, Fruit & Flowers: Between these two very original books are over 450 cross-stitch patterns. All charts are coloured to make them easy to follow and a section on technical tips is included. The flower book concentrates mainly on garden flowers and the second book has herbs, fruit and wild flowers.-Cake Craft & Decoration A very useful book for cross stitchers of all stages, whether beginners or experienced. Text and tips easy to follow.-West Country Embroiderers (Reviewed with Cross Stitch Herbs, Fruits & Flowers) Two delightful books on Cross stitch by the same author packed full of inspiring designs for the Cross stitch addict. The books contain coloured inspirational charts and a section on technical tips in which the author states that all one has to do to create these beautiful designs, is count! There are diagrams showing stitching, preparing the fabric, finishing and framing. She also advises on materials and accessories. Both ideal books for anyone who loves to stitch counted thread.-megonline.co.uk

About Sophie Helene

Sophie Helene is a fashion designer, and has had her work published in the press as well as in books. She is a specialist in several creative hobbies, and was formerly editor-in-chief of the French magazine for children "Ateliers magazine".

Table of Contents

5 Introduction
6 Designs
79 Technical tips
92 Thread colours

Additional information

GOR011242404
Cross Stitch Flowers by Sophie Helene
Used - Like New
Paperback
Search Press Ltd
2011-04-01
96
184448680X
9781844486809
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.

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