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Cross Stitch for the Heart: 20 Designs to Love

Cross Stitch for the Heart: 20 Designs to Love

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Stitch a kinder world with this stunning collection of heartfelt designs from leading cross stitch designer Emma Congdon.

Whether it's a declaration to a soulmate, gratitude for a true friendship or compassion for the whole of humanity, this celebration of love in all its forms will heal your heart, one stitch at a time.

Emma's iconic designs are universally loved by her fans who have bought over 50,000 of her patterns on Etsy, and who have set up a dedicated fan group on Facebook, where they share their work in progress and proud finishes.

This collection features 20 exclusive designs, each with an easy-to-read full colour and symbol chart. Sentiments include:

  • Life is the flower for which love is the honey

  • We rise by lifting others

  • Together is my favourite place to be

  • Your greatness is not what you have but what you give

  • Be the reason someone smiles today

  • Be brave my heart, have courage my soul

  • In a world where you can be anything, be kind

Alongside the designs, Emma shares her thoughts and inspirations for each one, with a detailed materials list and instructions for stitching. Beginners to cross stitch will find a helpful guide to the stitches and techniques used - and the beauty of cross stitch is that if you can sew one cross you can sew all these designs! The designs range in size from mini hoops to larger scale samplers, so there are options to suit everyone - and they all share Emma's skill with colour, typography and design which have made her one of the world's best-loved cross stitch designers.

Author: Emma Congdon
Publisher: David & Charles
Published: 07/12/2022
Pages: 112
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 1.00lbs
Size: 10.70h x 8.20w x 0.50d
ISBN: 9781446309209

About the Author

Emma Congdon is a multidisciplinary designer based in London. Her cross stitch designs are featured extensively in magazines in the US and UK such as Cross Stitcher, World of Cross Stitch and Cross Stitch Crazy. Alongside her commission based work she also owns and runs her own cross stitch design business, Stitchrovia. She is the author of the bestselling Cross Stitch for the Soul and Cross Stitch for the Earth.

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