Add a touch of simple Scandinavian charm to your home with these dozens of elegant cross-stitch patterns. Designs range from fifth-century woven textiles to original paper cuts made by the famous Danish fairy-story teller, Hans Christian Andersen. Projects draw upon traditional Scandinavian symbols and motifs that have been handed down from generation to generation and upon the beautiful natural environment and wildlife of the region.
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Counted cross-stitch has been woven into the fabric of U.S. crafts for so long now, thanks to Erica Wilson and others, that the novelty of such projects occurs in the design. Once again, Lindberg doesn't disappoint. More than 50 patterns, inspired by Viking ancestors and religious and folk traditions in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark, will busy any stitcher's fingers. As it should, the entire book focuses on the projects, curiously contemporary in their colors, shapes, and applications. Of particular interest are adaptations of three woodcuts from Hans Christian Andersen's writings, of two well-known Danish floral porcelain designs, and of bold Viking patterns. Not to be overlooked by crafters. Barbara Jacobs
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Descrizione libro Cassell, 1996. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Never used!. Codice libro della libreria P110304343897
Descrizione libro Cassell. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 0304343897 . Codice libro della libreria HCI5908JTGG060817H0057P
Descrizione libro Cassell, 1996. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria M0304343897