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Cross Stitch Favourites Spring 2019

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Make gorgeous Christmas cards, gifts and decorations for your home with this fantastic collection of festive charts. Inside you’ll find 216 designs for stitchers of all abilities, from absolute beginner to stitching pro! Get stitching: ❄ Over 150 quick and easy motifs ❄ Cards for everyone on your list! ❄ Must-stitch gifts and stocking fillers ❄ Beautiful home decorations ❄ Classic and contemporary charts ❄3 fantastic festive alphabets:

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Land:
United Kingdom
Sprache:
English
Verlag:
Immediate Media Company London Limited
Erscheinungsweise:
Biannually
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1 Min.
welcome

We're helping your stitching bloom with this special issue of Cross Stitch Favourites, packed with floral charts just waiting to be stitched and turned into fabulous cards, gifts and decorations for your home! We've rounded up some of the most beautiful charts from the UK's best cross stitch designers for this collection, so you're sure to find the perfect thing to make, whatever the occasion. The best thing about flowers is that they are just so versatile, so you'll be able to stitch these charts for birthdays, thank yous, get well soon, new job, retirement, weddings, new baby and so many more celebrations. You'll find charts for every level of stitcher in this spring collection, so if you're a newbie, then start with something simple, like one of the quick-stitch motifs…

2 Min.
blissful abode

Shopping list Threads Stranded cotton as listed in the key Fabric 14-count white aida measuring 35x35cm (13¾x13¾in) Needle Size 24 tapestry needle Extras Frame of your choice with a minimum aperture of 21x21cm (8¼x8¼in) Stitcher’s guide This chocolate-box cottage is stitched onto 14-count white aida using 23 colours of stranded cotton. Packed with detail, it is worked in whole cross stitch, half cross stitch, fractionals, backstitch and a single French knot. We think it’s ideal for intermediate stitchers, although confident beginners should definitely have a go! How to stitch the country cottage 1 Find the centre of your fabric by folding it in half both horizontally and vertically. Follow the arrows on the chart to find its centre and start stitching from here, in the centre of the fabric, working your way outwards. 2 Complete all the cross stitch and half cross stitch…

2 Min.
roses for you

Fresh and modern Shopping list Fabric 14-count white aida measuring 15x15cm (6x6in) for each design Threads Stranded cotton as listed in the key Needle Size 24 tapestry needle Extras 120x120mm square aperture cards in Popset Apricot (309) and Vanguard Jade (355) from www.pdacardandcraft.co.uk Stitcher’s guide Our beautiful rose designs are stitched onto 14-count white aida using 17 different shades of stranded cotton. They contain whole cross stitch, fractionals and backstitch, and it should take you around 4-6 hours to complete each design. We think these are ideal projects for advanced beginners who want to stretch their skills. How to stitch the rose designs 1 Find the centre of your fabric by folding it in half both horizontally and vertically. Follow the arrows on the chart to find its centre and start stitching from here, in the centre of the fabric, working your way…

3 Min.
darling daisies

Learn to stitch a lazy daisy! Shopping list Threads Stranded cotton as listed in the key Needle Size 24 tapestry needle Fabric 14-count white aida measuring 15cm (6in) x desired width Extras Stitching frame of your choice from your local craft shop Stitcher’s guide Our delicate alphabet is stitched onto 14-count white aida using just six different colours of stranded cotton. It is worked in whole cross stitch, backstitch, lazy daisy stitch and French knots, all worked in two strands of cotton. Stitchers of all abilities will enjoy creating these beautiful letters. How to stitch the daisy abc 1 Find the centre of your fabric by folding it in half both horizontally and vertically; the centre point is where the fold lines meet. Find the centre of your chart and start stitching from here, in the centre of the fabric, working outwards. 2 Complete…

3 Min.
boho chic

Stitch on black aida Shopping list Threads Stranded cotton as listed in the key Needle Size 24 tapestry needle Fabric 14-count black aida measuring 18x18cm (7x7in) for each design Extras Sew in no loops purse frames measuring 108mm (4¼in) from www.bag-clasps.co.uk Extra black aida or fabric of your choice for backing Stitcher’s guide Our bohemian purses are stitched onto 14-count black aida using 15 different colours of stranded cotton. They are stitched in whole cross stitches only, using three strands of thread, so stitchers of all abilities can enjoy creating them. We think they are ideal for beginners who want to make something that really stands out! How to stitch the purse designs 1 Find the centre of your fabric by folding it in half both horizontally and vertically. Follow the arrows on the chart to find its centre and start stitching from here,…

2 Min.
language of flowers

Shopping list Threads Stranded cotton as listed in the key Fabric 14-count white aida measuring 50x50cm (19¾x19¾in) Needle Size 24 tapestry needle Extras Frame of your choice with a minimum aperture of 35x35cm (13¾x13¾in) Stitcher’s guide This charming floral design is stitched onto 14-count white aida using 27 different colours of stranded cotton. It is worked in whole cross stitch, fractionals backstitch and French knots, and will take around 65 hours to create. We think it's best suited to intermediate/advanced stitchers who are looking for a new challenge. How to stitch the sampler 1 Find the centre of your fabric by folding it in half both horizontally and vertically. Follow the arrows on the chart to find its centre and start stitching from here, in the centre of the fabric, working your way outwards. 2 Complete all the cross stitch first of all,…