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Cross Stitcher - - Crafty Bookshelf -

VAR­I­OUS [Thames & Hud­son] Pub­lished in as­so­ci­a­tion with the V & A Mu­seum, this 'guide for mod­ern mak­ers' features 15 projects for crafters at all lev­els. Each one has been in­spired by a dif­fer­ent his­tor­i­cal tra­di­tion, from English gold­work to In­dian beetle-wing em­bel­lish­ment. Projects in­clude a black­work moth and drag­on­fly mo­tifs on nap­kins, a Wil­liam Mor­ris ar­ti­choke mo­tif on a cush­ion and In­dian shisha mir­ror­work on a clutch bag.

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