Doing cross-stitch not only enhances your creativity, it also improves your overall wellness Make Time for Yourself magazine shows you how one of the easiest forms of crafting can also be a wonderful form of self-care. Cross-stitch goes hand-in-hand with self-care: one of the oldest forms of embroidery, it's easy to learn and features soothing, repetitive stitches that can reduce stress, enhance relaxation, and boost your mood. Experience the benefits of this calming craft with Make Time for Yourself magazine's beginner-friendly guide, which includes a fully illustrated basics section. Dive into simple and delightful projects, ranging from a pillow with a whimsical feather motif to stitched greeting cards. These pieces will brighten your home with their fresh, fun designs, including rainbow hearts, honeybees, animals, and an entire alphabet.
About the Author
Sian Hamilton is a designer, author, and magazine editor. Having studied 3-D design at university, Sian began her career as a designer in the ceramics industry. Over the years she has worked as a jeweler, graphic designer, and more recently as a web designer. Sian has written nine books.