Supersize Stitches: More Than 30 XXL Designs for Sensationally Speedy Results by Jacqui Pearce 2012-10-18

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Big Stitch Cross Stitch: Over 30 Contemporary Cross Stitch Projects Using Extra-Large Stitches

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North Light Books #ad - Featuring modern twists on traditional themes, you'll find fabulous designs that can be completed in a blink using tapestry yarn and large count canvas. There's favourites like cushions and pictures, as well as stylish Christmas designs and covetable gifts. Jacqui offers advice on stitching in her stitching school as well as lots of suggestions of variations for the different projects, making this book ideal for seasoned stitchers and fans of needlework, as well as those new to cross stitch.

Crafty chic designer jacqui pearce has created a collection of over 30 quick stitch projects in the colourful style which she is well known for. Love cross stitch but lacking in patience? or are you a beginner who would like fast and fabulous designs to stitch? Do you have a larger-than-life love of colourful, hip stitching? Then this is the book for you.

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Mr X Stitch Guide to Cross Stitch, The

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Search Press #ad - If you think you know what cross stitch is, look again! Jamie Chalmers, aka Mr X Stitch, shows you how to cross stitch using simple step-by-step instructions and also takes you to the frontiers of cross stitch design. As well as providing exciting designs to stitch, there is guidance on how to create cross stitch designs of your own, for example by using photographs and other images for reference.

The book aims to appeal to men as well as women, encouraging one and all to take up the ancient craft. It teaches the basics of cross stitching, including information on materials, but also puts Jamies own individual spin on it, tools, techniques and colour blending, with urban flavours and the introduction of different materials such as glow-in-the-dark threads and stitching on metal.

Mr X Stitch Guide to Cross Stitch, The #ad - For many, cross stitch conjures up images of cute kittens and country cottages, but this book shows people that theres a different side to cross stitching that its an art in its own right, and will encourage them to be a little braver with their art. The book is aimed at stitchers of all abilities, from absolute beginners looking to learn a new craft to embroiderers and cross stitchers who want to do something different in cross stitching.

Jamie also showcases the work of other contemporary cross stitchers who are pushing the boundaries of their craft, and introduces more than 20 stunning cutting-edge projects to make, showing that beauty, innovation and 'craftivism' are alive and kicking in this inspirational book. Jamies writing style is fun, entertaining and highly inspirational.

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Smoyg: Pattern Darning from Norway

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Search Press #ad - Pattern darning is a simple technique, and beginners through to experienced stitchers will find much to delight in this book. In yvette stanton's book smøyg: pattern darning from norway, you will  •  explore where smøyg can be found in norway and where it features on traditional clothing and textiles  •  enjoy many photographs featuring historical examples of smøyg  •  learn the stitches and techniques of smøyg with clear step-by-step instructions and detailed diagrams  •  be inspired by 13 original projects, from small through to large, with a range of useful and beautiful applications.

Smoyg: Pattern Darning from Norway #ad - If you love colourful, geometric folk embroidery, this is the book for you. <. Learn how to create 13 beautiful needle-woven pieces by award-winning embroiderer Yvette Stanton, inspired by traditional Norwegian embroideryFrom the award-winning embroiderer who introduced you to some of the world's most exquisite forms of traditional embroidery, comes a new how-to guide full of colourful images and enticing projects to help you discover the beauty of Norwegian pattern darning.

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