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Cross Stitch A Beginer's Step-by-Step Guide to Techniques and Motifs

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ISBN-10: 156523684X

ISBN-13: 9781565236844

Edition: 2011

Authors: Charlotte Gerlings

List price: $9.95
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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. Not only is it easy to learn – cross stitch is usually the first embroidery stitch taught to children – but it’s quickly arranged into patterns, pictures and letters by following grid charts where each square represents a single stitch. The pleasure in achievement can become quite addictive as the design grows and different colours are added.This book has been prepared with beginners in mind. The essentials of counted cross stitch are set out here with plenty of illustrations to guide you, and a basic range of free-style embroidery stitches has been added in a…    
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Book details

List price: $9.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 48
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.418
Language: English

Charlotte Gerlings is an expert in several art mediums, including needlecraft and fabric arts. She graduated in Publishing from Oxford Polytechnic (now Oxford Brookes University) and since then has worked as a book designer, writer and editor. She lives in South West London and is currently studying at Wimbledon School of Art for her MA in Fine Art. She is the author of several books, including Sewing, Patchwork, Cross Stitch, Knitting & Crochet, and 100 Great Artists.