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Celtic Cross StitchCeltic Art in Cross Stitch: Over 75 Beautiful Designs Drawing her inspiration from the surviving examples of the art of ancient Celtic kingdoms Barbara Hammet has produced a series of stunning reworkings of the classical Celtic swirling shapes and sinuous forms that are at once both modern and timeless. The collection is widely diverse, ranging from a desk set worked in striking black and terracotta to an eye-catching pair of peacocks that would enliven any plain wall and a handsome firescreen whose design is based on the Durrow Circle. There are patterns to suit every level of skill, while the motif library will provide plenty of inspiration for further projects.

Celtic Cross Stitch ProjectsCeltic Cross Stitch: Over 40 Small, Exciting and Innovative Projects This collection of small, quick and easy projects with a Celtic theme is suitable for cross stitchers of all levels. The emphasis is on Celtic patterns, and includes subjects from Ireland, Scotland and Wales. It is divided into four sections representing water, air, fire and earth.

Celtic and Medieval Cross StitchCeltic and Medieval Cross Stitch: A Collection of Inspirational Projects The cross stitch projects in this book are inspired by the motifs of the Celtic and medieval eras, using rich colours and unusual combinations to create a needlepoint effect. Each project has an easy to follow colour chart and key, with photographs to show finishing techniques. Suitable for beginners and more experienced cross stitchers.

Celtic Cross Stitch DesignsCeltic Cross Stitch Designs A celebration of the rich colours and textures of the ancient Celts, translated into a range of projects and ideas for embroidery. The author has used over 100 traditional Celtic themes, including knots and spirals, plaits and braids, animal and plant forms, artefacts and lettering, to make up a series of household items. Her instructions and charts simplify the translation of Celtic designs into counted cross stitch patterns. Projects include: coasters and paperweights; cards; sewing accessories; bell pulls; a desk set; pictures; towels with a border trim; cushions; an heirloom rug; a footstool; tableware; and a classic illuminated Celtic alphabet.

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