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Glorious Cross Stitch
Glorious Cross Stitch
Author: Chris Rankin
Here's a new and exciting look at cross stitch -- with more than 50 handsome projects to make your home,clothing, and accessories more beautiful than ever. — This treasury is filled with brilliant color photographs and basic instructions that show you how cross stitch -- so easy to learn -- produces stunning results on everything from the mos...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780806902913
ISBN-10: 0806902914
Publication Date: 5/1993
Pages: 128
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

4 stars, based on 4 ratings
Publisher: Lark Books
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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This book has some wonderful charts. I especially liked the two that had teacups, and the two cat charts that make a tea cozy. I am going to stitch these, then stuff them as a small pocket toy for my little grand-daughter.

All charts are in black-and-white, and you need a good light to read them. I had to scan a chart to enlarge it. Also that way I could make marks on the chart without harming the original.

Most charts are for stitchers with some experience, but a few were not complicated to do...


Height: 11.3 in.
Width: 8.8 in.
Thickness: 0.5 in.
Weight: 24.8 oz.

Publisher's Note
Provides patterns for samplers, tea cozies, egg warmers, pillows, bed linens, napkins, shopping bags, Christmas ornaments, bath sets, napkin rings, curtains, tablecloths, towels, clothing, and aprons.

Industry reviews
"...charming, well-designed motifs to copy into cross stitch....If a novice starts with a small sampler, say, or napkin ring, the results will be pleasing. Included among her repertoire are patterns for holidays...blooms...animals...and memorable scenes....Of course, directions are all-inclusive, with charts, color keys, and good color photographs."
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Very nice projects that can be used for small items such as clothing or handkerchiefs and also many that can be used for larger projects such as wall hangings and rugs. There are also some that would look great combined with others so you can really use your imagination with this one!
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Great patterns and projects!