Title CELTIC ART IN CROSS STITCH.
Publisher David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 2002, first edition.
Seller ID 21960
112 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0715312138 Profusely illustrated with colour photographs and patterns, b&w drawings. "(Brings) the world of our Celtic ancestors within the reach of today's cross stitcher. (The author) ha s been inspired by a wide range of Celtic artefacts including stone-carving, illuminated manuscripts, and metalwork to bring a fresh but thoughtful approach to this enduring art form. There are more than 25 beautiful projects to choose fro m r a n g i n g from pot lids and cards to pictures and a firescreen. Celtic key patterns provide the inspiration for a striking black and terracotta desk set, which includes a paperweight, a notebook cover and two simple bookmarks. A needlework s e wi ng a cc es so ry set is based on a carved stone cross, while a pair of bright and colurful cushions feature the interlaced dogs and birds that adorn the pages of the Lindisfarne Gospels. In addition, a fully charted motif library of over 50 de sig ns wil l p rov ide yo u with a wonderful resource of patterns that is sure to spark ideas of your own." Slight waviness to edges of textblock. Dust jacket has minor soft wrinkle on rear panel minor edge wrinkling. Very Good+/Very Good+