The Myth & Magic of Embroidery by Helen M. Stevens
Get inspiration for your creative life. Unique designs and techniques that are fast to finish. Beauty of cross stitch is that it’s mysterious what you can make with a couple of modest cross stitches. Enjoy!
This book provides fascinating insights into the use of embroidery in rituals and story-telling. It contains embroidered pictures inspired by nature, including plant lore, animal magic and sacred places. Also, techniques such as close- up work, landscape work and traditional stitches are described in detail.