A Cross Stitcher's Countdown to Christmas : Over 225 Festive Designs and Ideas
Count down the days to Christmas with this ready resource of festive cross stitch motifs from all your favourite designers.Each of the 25 chapters provides an inspirational way to create charming cards, beautiful keepsakes and delightful decorative items for the home.Designs range from the classic to the contemporary and many are ideal to stitch in an evening or a weekend - perfect for that busy time of year.With clear colour charts and photographs, easy-to-follow stitching instructions and a huge variety of motif designs you'll soon be on your way to stitching something special this Christmas!
- Hardback | 112 pages
- 216 x 279mm
- 29 Aug 2008
- DAVID & CHARLES
- Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
- 150 colour photographs, 45 pages colour charts
Claire Crompton, Maria Diaz, Joan Elliott, Jane Henderson, Ursula Michael, Joanne Sanderson, Lesley Teare, and Shirley Toogood are all well-known and highly respected cross stitch designers.
Table of contents
1 Advent Calendar Joan Elliott; 2 Scandinavian Christmas Lesley Teare; 3 Sweet Indulgence Jane Henderson; 4 An Xmas Welcome Claire Crompton; 5 Santa's Postbag Joan Elliott; 6 The Winter Garden Lesley Teare; 7 Mantel Stockings Joan Elliott; 8 Mittens Garland Ursula Michael; 9 Luxury Bauble Box Lesley Teare; 10 Gingerbread Men Tags Ursula Michael; 11 Greetings from Teddy Maria Diaz; 12 Beaded Tree Decorations Shirley Toogood; 13 Christmas Wishes Shirley Toogood; 14 Traditional Treats Maria Diaz; 15 Festive Bands Shirley Toogood; 16 School Nativity Joanne Sanderson; 17 Precious Pillows Claire Crompton; 18 Happy Holidays Claire Crompton; 19 Feathered Friends Jane Henderson; 20 Felt so Festive Joanne Sanderson; 21 Snow Much Fun! Ursula Michael; 22 Bright and Bold Lesley Teare; 23 Baby's First Xmas Joanne Sanderson; 24 Christmas Stocking Claire Crompton; 25 The Nativity Joan Elliott.