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365 Cross Stitch Designs

365 Cross Stitch Designs 2019

You’ll find a fabulous must stitch project for every day of the year inside the 2019 issue! ✱ Gorgeous cards, gifts and home decorations for every occasion, including Valentine’s Day, birthdays, Mother’s Day, Easter, weddings, anniversaries, new baby, Father’s Day and so much more ✱ 365 unbeatable charts from the UK’s best designers ✱ Easy to navigate, all projects are arranged in seasonal order, from spring through to Christmas ✱ Beautifully photographed projects with clear charts and easy-to-read keys ✱ All skill levels are catered for, from beginners to experts. There’s a stitch for everyone!

Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Publisher:
Immediate Media Company London Limited
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welcome!

We’ve made it easy for you by dividing our charts into four sections – one for each season of the year, so you can easily navigate your way around the occasions as they occur. All the big hitters are covered, including Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Easter, Father’s Day, Halloween and Christmas, plus you’ll also find plenty of cards and gifts to stitch for new babies, weddings, anniversaries, retirement, exam congratulations, birthdays, Christenings and so much more. Stitchers of all abilities will find wonderful projects to get stuck into. Complete beginners can cut their teeth on some of our quick and easy motifs to help build their confidence, while intermediates can stretch their skills by taking on some of the larger, more technical charts. You’ll also find plenty of more challenging projects…

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flowers for you

You will need Threads: Stranded cotton as listed in the key Needle: Size 26 tapestry needle Fabric: 28-count white evenweave measuring 35x35cm (13¾x13¾in) Extras: Frame and mount of your choice with a minimum aperture of 18x19cm (7x7½in) Backstitch know-how The backstitch is an important element of this design, as it gives the cat his charming expression. Use a crewel embroidery needle for this part, as it is sharper and will glide through the fabric more easily for a professional finish. Stitching Factbox Stitching Time 50 hours Type of Stitches Whole cross stitch, fractionals, half cross stitch, backstitch, French knots Level: Intermediate…

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love is in the air

If like us, you love a bit of romance, then you’ll adore stitching keepsakes to commemorate significant moments, such as weddings, anniversaries and Valentine’s Day. Our hearts alphabet is the perfect way to celebrate love. Quick to stitch, each letter can be completed in a couple of hours, meaning these pretty initials are perfect for adorning cards, tags and more. Use them to create gifts, too – ‘Mr and Mrs’ will look lovely stitched onto a set of towels or mounted in an ornate frame. We’ve hung our letters onto red ribbon to make a charming display, and they’d also make great bunting. With so many uses, just follow your heart and love will show you the way! You will need Threads: Stranded cotton as listed in the key Needle: Size 24 tapestry…

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in full bloom

You will need Threads: Stranded cotton as listed in the key Needle: Size 24 tapestry needle Fabric: 14-count white aida measuring 15x15cm (6x6in) for most designs. 2in-wide white aida band x desired length Extras: Square aperture card (AP16U) in creative linen white (43) from www.craftcreations.com. All other items of your choice from your local craft shop Tip Stitch a long motif onto 14-count aida band, hem the ends and add a tassel to make a bookmark Tip These mini motifs are small enough to pop into a handbag so you can stitch on the move Tip Stitch our teeny daffodil and patch onto a tag. Tie around a bunch of daffs with twine Tip Brighten up your sewing box by making our tulips design into a pin cushion Tip Stitch up a set of designs ready for cards and add a greeting to match…

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love letters

Calligraphy-style lettering is a huge trend right now, and the perfect way to let your special someone know exactly how you feel. These ornate postcard designs feature romantic sayings surrounded by fanciful flourishes, hearts and arrows that provide the perfect frame for each sentiment. A pretty, feminine colour scheme of pink, red and cream adds a traditional twist to these modern designs, but you could also stitch them in your own choice of gradient shades and dedicate them to your very best friends and favourite family members. You will need Threads: Stranded cotton as listed in the key Needle: Size 24 tapestry needle Fabric: 14-count white aida measuring 20x15cm (7¾x6in) for each card and 12x10cm (4¾x4in) for each tag Extras: Backing card and ribbons of your choice from your local craft shop Tip Use an A6 size envelope…

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makes for mum

This Mother’s Day, surprise your mum with a thoughtful bouquet of kind thoughts and beautiful flowers. With these stylish sayings, you’ll remind her just how much you appreciate everything she has done for you over the years. Make them up in wooden hoops and she’ll be able to show them off all year round. Choose from a large, medium or small chart, or stitch the complete set for her to hang on her wall! You will need Threads: Stranded cotton as listed in the key Needle: Size 24 tapestry needle Fabric: 14-count white aida measuring 35x50cm (13¾x19½in) for the large design, 28x28cm (11x11in) for the medium design and 18x18cm (7x7in) for the small design Extras: 15cm (6in) and 10cm (4in) circular wooden hoops and 20x28cm oval wooden hoop from www.cloudcraft.co.uk. White felt and hanging cord…

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