Quick and Clever Cross Stitch: Eight Sampler Templates with Over 1,000 Pick-and-Mix Motifs
Create one-of-a-kind samplers that reflect the people, places, hobbies, celebrations and memories that make us all so special. Over 1,000 motifs featured in 6 themed chapters; easy-to-use grids into which the motifs are combined and stitched to build the sampler. Worked examples and full instructions explain how to personalize and adapt motifs. Stitch-off-the-page sampler designs allow you to start right away; and can also be personalized. Keepsakes ideas shown using individual motifs, ensuring the extensive motif library is always in use.
Helen Philipps studied Printed Textiles with embroidery at university, and then taught drawing and design before becoming a freelance designer. This is her fourth book to be published by David & Charles. Helen lives in the Wirral, Cheshire.