55 COUNTRY CROSS STITCH CHARTS by Jane Greenoff Popular author and designer [ane Greenoff presents an irresistible collection of cross stitch projects – all decorated with country images. In this excellent-value book, there are 55 full-colour charts, and a host of suggestions for stitching pretty gifts or items for the home. There are floral motifs and repeating floral borders for samplers, cards, table linen and a shawl. Cross stitch alphabets are decorated with harvest themes, butterflies or wild flowers and made into pictures or used for trinket pots. Other projects include bell pulls, book covers, bags, boxes, aprons, message boards and folders. The delightful scenes of hedgerows and haystacks, cottages and country gardens are a joy to work, and the helpful techniques section ensures that even beginners will be able to produce successful results – as shown in the superb colour photographs. ‘Crammed full of beautiful photographs and charts just waiting to be stitched. The colour charts cannot be faulted for their clarity … For all cross stitch fiends, this one is a must.’ – Martin Penny, Needlecraft Jane Greenoff is a successful designer, author and businesswoman. She took up counted cross stitch as a hobby after giving up nursing to start a family, but, within a year, she had designed her first commercial kit and started the Inglestone Collection. Today the Inglestone Collection is a successful international business with over one hundred designs retailing all over the UK and USA. Jane Greenoff has written two previous, highly successful, books for David & Charles: Cross Stitch Castles and Cottages and Victorian Cross Stitch. Hardcover. 119 pages. In very good to excellent preloved condition with the exception of a gift inscription inside and a previous water stain on the back of the paper dust jacket that does not affect the hard cover book. Although hard to see, there is a minor wrinkling of the paper dust cover visible on the dust jacket.