Cross Stitch Castles and Cottages by Jane Greenoff
This book features a range of designs inspired by homes and buildings from around the world - from piers to pergolas, castles to cottages. There are over 30 projects with full instructions for making a wide variety of embroideries for both beginners and experts: bookmarks, clutch bags, cushions and many more. All the designs have full-colour charts, with clear explanations of which materials are used and why. The book goes beyond the step-by-step instructions and aims to allow the reader to explore their own creativity. There is advice on choosing alternative fabrics and stitches for existing projects, and how to adapt designs to make new ones, as well as ideas on using a variety of different backgrounds and media with traditional materials.