Storyland Cross Stitch: 15 Projects and a Kit for Your Stitching Pleasure

Storyland Cross Stitch: 15 Projects and a Kit for Your Stitching Pleasure

Book rating: 05 Paperback

By (author) Sophie Simpson

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  • Publisher: COLLINS & BROWN
  • Format: Paperback | 144 pages
  • Dimensions: 194mm x 235mm x 13mm | 458g
  • Publication date: 4 July 2013
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 190844939X
  • ISBN 13: 9781908449399
  • Illustrations note: Over 75 colour photos and illustrations
  • Sales rank: 11,668

Product description

Welcome to the magical world of What Delilah Did. Step inside and explore the wonders of storyland cross stitch. Here be beasties from long, long ago. Starting with a basic guide to counted cross stitch, projects are divided into three chapters: Projects for Beginners, Practice Makes Perfect and Projects for the Brave and Determined. Projects include Minature Motifs, Secret Key Bookmark, Golden Goose Lavender Sachet, Cameo Frames (the Princess and the Knight) and the Coat of Arms Book Cover. Choose a colour, pick up your needle and thread, and let your imagination go wild. With simple small projects for beginners, and more complex charts for seasoned cross stitchers, you will soon find your thoughts whisked away to hidden places, untold mysteries and secret dreamlands.

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What Delilah Did cross stitch kits are available online, via etsy and in Liberty, following the Liberty Best of British Open Call. The company was started by Sophie Simpson in 2010.

Customer reviews

By Sari 26 Nov 2013 5

I already adored the look the of the cover of this book and I was not disappointed when I received it in the mail. The illustrations by Julianna Swaney have a charming feel to them that match the hobby of cross stitching perfectly.

Storyland contains 15 projects and a small started pack (thread, a needle and some fabric). It's split up into three sections; beginners, practice, and projects for the "brave and determined".

This book is great as an introductory guide to materials and techniques you'll need for cross stitching. I would say to anyone that wants to pick up cross stitching: buy Storyland. It instantly gives you inspiration for several cross stitch projects and the steps are straight to the point and simple for people that don't know much about this wonderful craft. I definitely enjoy this book. One small hint though, if you don't like animals, don't buy it. The book is filled with all things forest (owls, antlers, etc�????�????�????�????�??�?�¢??�????�???�??�?�¢�??�?�¢?�??�?�¬�????�????�??�?�¢??�????�??�?�¢??�????�???�??�?�¦).