Create lovely new “once upon a time” keepsakes with these 44 cross stitch patterns, blending the traditional style of France with a charming contemporary simplicity.
The designs are eye-catchingly lovely with their subtle colours, gentle humour and delicate lines. They’re all here: wily foxes, big bad wolves, city mice and country mice … not to mention princesses, enchanted worlds and fun rhymes. Many include multiple scenes and motifs, offering you dozens more components to use in a myriad of ways.
Along with the patterns, enjoy instructions for 22 projects to show off your stitchwork: luggage tags, mobiles, cookie tins, quilts, a cuddly toy with its own sleeping bag and more.$42.99
Cross Stitch the Golden Girls includes 12 fun patterns featuring imagery and quotes from the four leading ladies, plus everything needed to make two projects – 152 mm embroidery hoop, embroidery needle, 2 pieces of cross-stitch fabric, 6 skeins of embroidery floss. The book offers step-by-step instructions, with full-colour photographs of the finished projects.
It's been over 30 years since its premiere, yet The Golden Girls is more popular than ever. Through syndication and streaming, a whole new audience has been introduced or reacquainted with the four fabulous friends: Rose, Sophia, Blanche and Dorothy. Decorate your home with framed finished pieces or use the patterns to personalize household items like tea towels, pillowcases and aprons.
The patterns include:
- Thank You For Being A Friend
- Rose portrait with “Back in St. Olaf…”
- Sophia portrait with “Picture It…Sicily”
- Blanche portrait with “Many, Many Men…”
- “Shady Pines, Ma!” with trees
- "Isn't it amazing how I can feel so bad, and still look so good?" – Blanche
- "No! No, I will not have a nice day!" – orothy
- “The Older You Get the Better You Get, Unless You’re a Banana.” – Rose
- “Eat Dirt and Die, Trash.” – Blanche
- Everything I Know I Learned from Rose, Blanche, Dorothy & Sophia
Each title in the Cross Stitch Motif series contains dozens of themed borders, small and large images, and samplers to inspire an endless array of stitching projects. Easy-to-follow colour charts and a colour pattern key for each page make each book a useful addition to every design library.
The variety of culinary and food motifs in this collection will inspire cross-stitchers to create designs using images of cakes, tea cups, a richly coloured spice sampler, fruits and vegetables, and other motifs to embellish tea towels, napkins, and table linens. Using a variety of sizes and styles to liven up any kitchen, the project book features fantastic samplers along with lots of smaller motifs.$22.99
Enter this deliciously vintage universe and add a touch of nostalgia to your stitchwork.
Recreate designs from 1800s and 1900s fashion houses and milliners’ catalogues. Take your cross stitch on a bon voyage into the past with travelling motifs like trunk labels of exotic destinations and railroad advertising posters. Other sections of patterns feature tea and coffee motifs, and daily life in vintage terms. Many of the designs include multiple scenes and motifs, offering you hundreds of components to use in a myriad of ways.
Throughout, be inspired by “mood boards” of completed motifs, along with photos of projects that will show off your creations in daily life.$49.99
Make a statement – and smash the patriarchy, one stitch at a time – with these 40 feminist-themed cross-stitching patterns!
Crafty activists will love this snarky book with its 40 irreverent, vintage-inspired cross-stitch patterns. Whether you want to proudly announce to the world that you're a nasty woman or remind others that a woman's place is in the revolution, you'll find edgy slogans, sharp one-liners and cheeky images that make fabulous wall art or wonderful handmade gifts.
An illustrated basics section will get you started, with information on materials, tools, techniques and framing your finished pieces.$24.99
This book features over 100 little cross stitch motifs which are quick and easy to stitch.
It was inspired by the trend for making very small cross stitch items which can be used to adorn jewellery, such as pendants, bracelets and earrings. You could also make them into little pictures by mounting them into a small hoop or a tiny picture frame.
The designs cover a variety of themes, including flowers and cacti, gardens, birds and butterflies, seaside motifs, tropical motifs, and animals. The designs are colourful and pretty and will take crafters no time at all to stitch!$24.99
X-Stitch will teach you everything you need to know ... and then some ... to complete 19 incredible, easy-to-make cross-stitch projects.
Varying in difficulty, and designed to appeal to both female and males stitchers, these projects offer a cool, modern take on a traditional art form. Master cross-stitch basics and fundamental techniques, get comfortable with materials and tools of the trade, read a cross-stitch pattern, identify the many established designs as well as create your own from scratch, and more.$26.99