Create a world of beauty and whimsy – with the simplest of stitches! Leisure Arts presents The Best of Cross Stitch Basics with 108 classic designs by such popular artists as Lynn Waters Busa, Jane Chandler, Deborah A. Lambein, and Paula Vaughan. Why not stitch the sweet samplers and floral pillows to refresh your home? You can embellish the most adorable bibs for a baby shower. Or give your favorite reader the perfect bookmark. In fact, there are lots of fun surprises to make for friends, including mini samplers, needle cases, and scented sachets. Plus, you'll find a huge variety of alphabets to personalize your work or fashion your own original sayings! Photos, color charts, and easy instructions will provide endless hours of creativity!