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Author Henry, Charles (Artist), author.

Title Mindful embroidery : stitch your way to relaxation with charming European street scenes / Charles Henry & Elin Petronella, creators of Charles and Elin Academy.

Publication Info. Salem, MA : Page Street Publishing Co., 2020.


Location Call No. Status
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  746.442 HENRY    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  746.44 HENRY    Check Shelf
Description 157 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction. Embroidery as a mindful and relaxing practice ; Inspired by our European home -- Get started: tips and stitch techniques. Materials ; Stitch guide ; Complete your embroidery -- France, je t'aime. Avenue de Breteuil, Paris ; Montmartre, Paris ; Les Deux Magots, Paris ; Notre-Dame de Paris ; Allée de Provence ; Café de Provence -- La dolce vita: the sweet Italian life. Vespa, Rome ; Rome street ; Colosseum, Rome ; Basilica di Santa Croce, Florence ; Venice street ; St. Mark's Basilica, Venice -- Tiles for miles. Alfama Street, Lisbon ; Lisbon street ; Park Güell, Barcelona ; Barcelona street -- It's hygge time. Nyhavn, Copenhagen ; Copenhagen street ; Gamla Stan, Stockholm ; London double-decker.
Summary Escape the chaos of everyday life by embroidering yourself a romantic and tranquil getaway. Allow Charles Henry and Elin Petronella to whisk you away to the calming villas of the French countryside. Discover the hidden gems of Paris, stroll down the colorful tiled streets of Lisbon or float along the canals of Venice. Let go of your worries stitch by stitch through these 20 delightful European scenescapes inspired by Charles and Elin?s favorite places throughout Europe. Beginners can confidently complete any design in this book using five common and simple embroidery stitches. As leaders in the modern hand embroidery movement, Charles and Elin invite you to let go of perfectionism and instead slow down, unwind and enjoy the meditative process of creating something gorgeous one stitch, and breath, at a time.
Subject Embroidery -- Patterns.
Cities and towns in art.
Cities and towns in art. (OCoLC)fst00861863
Embroidery. (OCoLC)fst00908378
Genre/Form Patterns. (OCoLC)fst01424065
Added Author Petronella, Elin, author.
ISBN 164567052X (paperback)
9781645670520 (paperback)
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