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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 31 May 2022
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782219651
  • Stock: Not Yet Published
  • Size: 216x280 mm
  • Illustrations: 75
  • Pages: 96
  • RRP: £9.99

Cross Stitch Alphabets


14 beautiful designs inspired by the natural world by Hélène Le Berre

Book Description

Accomplished cross stitch designer Hélène Le Berre brings you 14 stunningly beautiful alphabets to embroider. Her trademark style is very delicate and pretty and these designs are no exception!

Based around the themes of Animals, Plants and Flora, there is a lovely range of designs to fit all occasions. As well as the alphabet designs, there are projects to make including a notebook cover, a make-up bag, a decorative pillow, an apron and a tote bag. The charts are beautifully presented, along with a comprehensive techniques section at the back of the book.

Suitable for beginners to more advanced stitchers, these designs are achievable and utterly gorgeous.

Table of Contents

The embroideries 8

Light as a feather 10
All cats are grey in the dark 12
Centipede 14
A to Z notebook 16
Minute papillon! 20
Chatty as a magpie 22
‘Rêves’ cushion 26

Prickly customer 28
Grow like a mushroom 30
Carrot top 32
‘Initials’ apron 36
Catch a falling leaf 38
Under the sun 40

Bells of May 44
Fresh as a daisy 48
‘Say yes’ tote bag 52
Sakura 54
‘Toute belle’ make-up bag 56
Blue flower 58

Charts 60

Techniques & making up 86
Stitches 88
Getting started 89
Equipment 90
Classic fabrics 90
Instructions for making up 92

Acknowledgements 96

About the Author

About Hélène Le Berre

Hélène Le Berre is a talented designer who graduated from the Duperré School of Applied Arts. She has been creating her lovely embroidered designs since 2007. She loves to play with bright colours, joyful and delicate patterns and to tell a little heartwarming story through her work. Her favourite embroidery themes are flowers and stories for children.

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