A collection of 20 beautiful cross stitch projects that will brighten up every corner of your home. The traditional cross stitch sampler is brought up to date with a choice of eight charming designs, celebrating different aspects of the house and home. Further small easy-sew projects make gorgeous companion pieces or gifts, varying from cushion covers to cards and sewing accessories, including a needle case, scissor keeper and pincushion. These colourful pieces are often finished with beads, buttons, appliqu and embroidery embellishments to make them truly unique.About the AuthorHelen Philipps taught design before her love of needlecraft led her to create designs for stitching magazines, including a regular monthly sewing project for the UKs leading craft magazine, Crafts Beautiful. This is her sixth book for D&C. Helen lives in the Wirral, Cheshire.