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  • Publisher: Fil Rouge Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 04 October 2017
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9780992792367
  • Stock: 50+
  • Size: 210x220 mm
  • Illustrations: 200
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP Price: £12.99
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Criss-Crossing Paris

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Journey to the heart of Paris in 20 cross-stitch designs by Fiona Sinclair & Sally-Anne Hayes

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Book Description

Cross-stitch interpretations of Parisian moments captured in a photo.

Embroider an unforgettable travel memoir of Paris, with charming designs that feature familiar sights and unexpected moments. Each page is an invitation for the traveler or lover of Paris to share the authors journey, evoking memories of one of the worlds most romantic cities. Snapshots, short poetic descriptions, and charming illustrations of the inspiration behind the designs are accompanied by photographs of the finished projects and counted charts. As well as pictures and pillows, projects include other items like a baguette tote, a metro sign ticket holder, and a door knocker pincushion. Each design can be adapted to stitch onto a variety of items and advice is given on these variations. Intrepid cross stitchers can step off the grid and use the illustrations
as a guide to embroider on to linen, while those who prefer to work counted designs on Aida cloth will find chart templates in the book.

About the Author

About Fiona Sinclair

Illustrator and designer Fiona Sinclair is Creative Director of Fiona Sinclair Designs, an online shop that sells a range of illustrated homewares. She is also a graphic designer for Visual Communication Victoria, producing illustration and design resources for teachers.

About Sally-Anne Hayes

Sally-Anne Hayes is a regular visitor to Paris. She keeps a blog to share her photos and experiences: voilasally.blogspot.com. In 2013 Sally bought and restored an apartment in Ile St Louis, Paris.

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