Christmas Cross Stitch Michael Powell

61W1P-rItxL._AC_US218_Pub: Search Press Books

Create twenty unique and whimsical Christmas cross-stitch designs with this latest addition to the Twenty to Make series. Emulate Michael Powell’s distinctive cross-stitch style to make Christmas cards or samplers as special gifts for friends and family. Designs range from festive candle arrangements to vintage winter street scenes, and each design is accompanied by an easy-to-follow stitching guide.

This simple little book is perfect for beginners..

With simple instructions and colorful glossy diagrams you just cannot go wrong.

Michael Powell has created adorable Christmas cross stitch patterns that can be used for tags, Christmas Tree decorations, cards and any number of things that you want to adorn for the festive season.

The designs are just adorable, stars, trees and Christmas bells and with the largest design being just over 5 inches, it will take just a quiet afternoon to whip one up.

Powell gives a few stitching instructions and fabric preparation, but to be honest this books is so simply explained even a complete novice can do it. With easy to read charts and two stitches this book, part of Search Press Books 20 to stitch range, would make an ideal gift.

I particularly liked the Starlit Stable and the Dancing Trees, they are all very effective and have a childlike quality to them.

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Cross stitch is an easy craft to learn and this book is a good one to start with.

Recommended.

5*/5

 

 

Win this book…

I have a spare copy of Christmas Cross Stitch up for grabs…leave a comment and I will pick a winner on Friday.

The winner is …Linda Rumsey……Β  Congratulations Linda

 

Buy this book..

https://www.searchpress.com/book/9781782215097/twenty-to-make-christmas-cross-stitch

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Christmas-Cross-Stitch-Twenty-Make/dp/1782215093/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1500898884&sr=1-1&keywords=christmas+cross+stitch+michael+powell

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16 thoughts on “Christmas Cross Stitch Michael Powell

  1. Yes please. πŸ˜ƒ One can never have too many craft books! Plus, it will encourage me to pick this craft up again. I started a Peter rabbit pattern years ago but didn’t finish it. πŸ˜•

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