Do-It-Yourself Stitch People Book will walk you through every aspect of how to design, prepare, stitch, and even frame your very own, personalized cross-stitch family portraits to give away as gifts for weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, and other big life events!
After designing and stitching over 500 unique portraits, we've compiled all the tips and tricks into one, easy-to-use book with mix and match templates!
Excellent book usability: Color- and symbol-coded tab system, detailed table of contents, extensive glossary, blank character design pages How-to's: cross-stitching, special stitches, curly hair, straight hair, lace techniques, patterned clothing techniques, tattoos, and more Mix-and-match cross-stitch patterns/designs for: Women's and men's hairstyles, heads, clothing, and bodies Babies (sitting, being held, strollers, high chairs, cribs, etc.) Multiple children's body sizes, head shapes, and hairstyles Pets: cats, dogs, various other small pets
Over 40 dog breeds (see the FAQ page for the full list of breeds) and 16 cat breeds Accessories: countless options like purses, sports items, bouquets, eyeglasses, and more, including wheelchairs, crutches, walkers and canes Sixteen (16) alphabet / font styles DMC color recommendations for skin tones (light, medium, dark hues), hair colors (blonde, brown, red, black, gray), and denim Materials descriptions and checklist for easy shopping lists Many example patterns to inspire your creativity Photos of over 90 unique, stitched custom portraits for inspiration: most photos submitted by Stitch People fans, like you!
Tutorials for two different framing options (frame and hoop)
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192 pages, 8.5"W x 11"H, spiral bound (so it lays flat!), matte-finish cover
3 designs for Christmas! 65 x 65 each stitch count Models stitched on 32 count...
The first in a series of 12 berries for the 12 Days of Christmas. Days 1, 2, 3 Each...