Cross Stitch for the Soul: 20 designs to inspire


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Cross Stitch for the Soul is a collection of beautifully designed motivational and inspirational quotes rendered in easy cross-stitching techniques that will raise the spirits, both during the making process and beyond, as treasured pictures on the wall. Designed by leading cross stitch designer Emma Congdon, aka Stitchrovia, whose modern styling appeals to crafters of all ages and abilities, these inspiring quotes will provide comfort, motivation and an all-round positive spin on life, reminding us that we are brave, strong and have the power to make our own futures one stitch at a time! AUTHOR: Emma is a multidisciplinary designer based in London. After graduating from LCC (formerly LCP) in 2009, she has worked predominantly on design for retail & retail environments with focus on branding, packaging through to shopper marketing and brand activation in-store. Emma is also a keen designer of cross stitch embroidery and designs extensively for magazines in the US and UK such as Cross Stitcher, World of Cross Stitch and Cross Stitch Crazy. Alongside her commission based work she also owns and runs her own cross stitch design business ‘Stitchrovia’. SELLING POINTS: The only cross stitch book to focus on motivational quotes and sayings, the perfect medium for this global phenomenon. Created by a popular modern designer, with Etsy sales of over 30,000 patterns. Features 20 brand new designs for a wide variety of sentiments, with full-colour pattern charts.

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Dimensions 210 × 273 mm

Emma Congdon

Author Bio

Emma is a multidisciplinary designer based in London. After graduating from University of the Arts London in 2009 she worked as a graphic designer for a variety of advertising and packaging design agencies before rediscovering her love of cross stitch design. She now divides her time between her commercial design work and creating cross stitch patterns.

Known for their typographic flair and bold use of colour, Emma's designs have featured extensively in magazines both in the UK and USA, including Cross Stitcher, World of Cross Stitching and Cross Stitch Crazy. Alongside her commission-based work she also sells her patterns to stitchers all over the world through her online Etsy store 'Stitchrovia'.



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Paperback / softback