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Celtic Cross Stitch Patterns and Designs

Celtic cross stitch patterns and design books: knotwork, spirals, fantastic animals, Celtic alphabets and more for a wide variety of cross stitch projects.

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Great Book of Celtic Patterns: The Ultimate Design Sourcebook for Artists and Crafters
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Great Book of Celtic Patterns: The Ultimate Design Sourcebook for Artists and Crafters
by Lora S. Irish


Lori's book teaches you how to create your own Celtic knotwork designs, including step-by-step instructions for plotting out and drawing lines, twists, braids, and knots. Her guidelines move from beginner to advanced levels, making this book a terrific resource for any crafter.
Celtic Art In Cross Stitch
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Celtic Art: In Cross Stitch
by Barbara Hammet


Designer Barabara Hammet combines both practical skill and interpretive vision in this new and exciting collection of cross stitch projects. Drawing her inspiration from the surviving examples of the art of ancient Celtic kingdoms, she's produced a series of stunning re-workings of the classical Celtic swirling shapes and sinuous forms that are at once both modern and timeless.

Projects include pin cushions, needle cases, bookmarks, box lids, cushions, table cloths, place mats, and more! And there's many more patterns to suit every level of skill, plus a motif library to provide plenty of inspiration for further projects.
Celtic Animals Charted Designs
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Celtic Animals Charted Designs (Dover Needlework Series)
by Ina Kliffen


Forty-three carefully designed color-coded charts depict bizarre mythical creatures that abound in Celtic art. Complete instructions and easy-to-follow diagrams enable even beginning needlecrafters to create a menagerie of fabulous fauna that will embellish clothing, linens and other domestic items.
Celtic Backstitch
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Celtic Backstitch
by Helen Hall


Incorporate ancient and evocative Celtic designs into a wide array of practical and pretty backstitch projects. From simple small-scale items such as bookmarks and sachets to more ambitious pieces, including cushion covers and curtain tiebacks, there is something to appeal to stitchers of any level.

Every project is shown in an inspiring photo and accompanied by information on the type and amount of thread to use, a full-color pattern, detailed stitching instructions, the time it will take to complete the work, and plenty of practical tips. Background information on Celtic art, its history, and its influence on other cultures is also included.
Celtic Cross Stitch : Over 40 Projects
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Celtic Cross Stitch: Over 40 Small, Exciting and Innovative Projects
by Anne Orr, Lesley Clarke


Cross stitch celtic designs: knotwork, spirals, fanciful animals, and religious motifs on bookmarks, pillows, cards, bags and more. Projects for beginners as well as advanced stitchers. Full-color pictures, color and black and white charts, instructions, thread conversion charts.
Celtic Cross Stitch Designs
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Celtic Cross Stitch Designs
by Carol Phillipson


With more than 100 traditional Celtic themes—knots, spirals, braids, animals, plants, artifacts, and lettering—plus projects for a series of attractive household items, this manual is an embroiderer’s delight. Making this celebration of color, texture, and needlework easy to utilize are wonderfully helpful charts, technical advice, and photographs. Embroider a cushion with four knotwork variations; a “Stanwick Man,” taken from a bronze horse-head mount found in Yorkshire; towels; cards; and more.
Celtic Cross Stitch : 30 Alphabet, Animal and Knotwork Projects
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Celtic Cross Stitch: 30 Alphabet, Animal, and Knotwork Projects
by Gail Lawther


Celtic Cross Stitch takes inspiration from a wide variety of Celtic designs to provide 30 detailed and charted projects, ranging from simple cards and pictures to a stunning rug and an embroidered border for an heirloom christening gown.

Includes knotwork, key, spiral, animal, plant and human designs, plus a section on Celtic alphabet designs. Color photos, full instructions.
Celtic Cross Stitch Samplers
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Celtic Cross Stitch Samplers
by Angela Wainwright


Drawing on source material from stone carving, Celtic jewelry, inscriptions and illuminated manuscripts, this collection contains more than 30 projects for cross stitch enthusiasts. Each is shown alongside the original Celtic design, and all are accompanied by full-colour charts and clear working instructions.

Different types of sampler - for example, a Celtic motto and a band sampler - are featured in the designs, and a variety of smaller-scale, quickly-stitched pieces such as bookmarks and pincushions are included.