20 beautiful and delicate cross stitch designs to embroider for Christmas.
These are beautifully delicate Christmas cross stitch designs to delight the heart and soul! If you love cross stitch, you need this book. Extremely pretty without being cloying, these designs from accomplished embroiderer Helen Le Berre are light and airy, using backstitch to outline and emphasize with great skill.
Split into chapters on Advent Foliage, Christmas Animals, Festive Foliage and Amazing Alphabets, there is a lovely range of designs to fit every Christmas situation. You can make beautiful cutlery pockets with fox, bunny or baby deer motifs, a reindeer photo album cover, a pine cone confectionery sachet, personalized gift labels and many more elegant embroidered Christmas items. The charts are beautifully presented, along with a comprehensive techniques section at the back of the book.
Suitable for beginners to more advanced stitchers, these designs are achievable and utterly gorgeous.