Blending a quirky vibe with traditional techniques, "Cross Stitch" provides essential know-how and design inspiration for skilled craftspeople and novices. In other words, this isn’t your grandma’s guide to cross-stitching! The oldest form of embroidery, cross-stitching traditionally is used to make or enhance household items. But cross-stitched objects also have become part of the art world with many pieces hanging in galleries and museums. The fully illustrated guide – which will appeal to both men and women – will enable stitchers to make 12 stylish projects.