Love cross stitch but lacking in patience? Or are you a beginner who would like fast and fabulous designs to stitch? Do you have a larger-than-life love of colourful, hip stitching? Then this is the book for you.
Crafty Chic Designer Jacqui Pearce has created a collection of over 30 quick stitch projects in the colourful style which she is well known for.
Featuring modern twists on traditional themes, you’ll find fabulous designs that can be completed in a blink using tapestry yarn and large count canvas. There’s favourites like cushions and pictures, as well as stylish Christmas designs and covetable gifts. Jacqui offers advice on stitching in her stitching school as well as lots of suggestions of variations for the different projects, making this book ideal for seasoned stitchers and fans of needlework, as well as those new to cross stitch.
The book is available in the UK, USA and Canada from September 2012 and translations are in the pipeline. You can order it online from Amazon now… or get signed copies from JACQUI P
Mr X Stitch Blogger:
Jacqui Pearce is one of the UK’s most popular needlepoint designers and her latest book, Supersize Stitches takes her designs to whole new level!”
Customer Reviews (Amazon):
“I love love this book! I was a fan of Jacqui Pearce’s work before, but this book is so different form other cross stitch books!! It’s full of great modern patterns and ideas, using fun and bright colours and instructions to make them into usable items!!
I am already half way through my first project and have then next one ready to go!!!” -J Coote
“Great book. Instructions are fabulous and the colour and pictures of the book make it a wonderful read. It is a craft I have always wanted to have a go at and the projects marked at different levels make it easy to decide on which to try first!” – Alice
“This is a great book, bringing the old craft of cross stitch back to life. There are so many small projects to get beginners started and the “crochet granny square” cushion is just beautiful. A lovely book, a great present and an inspiration to all of us whether from the original make do and mend generation or the present one.” – Crafty Old Lady
Good Housekeeping Says:
“It’s fun, fast and full of impact – the new cross stitch craze is all about oversized stitches, and we love it. This fantastic book gives you all the inspiration you’ll need to whizz up huge, bright cross stitched cushions and wall pictures in next to no time.”
TWITTER – @SupersizeStitch