The African Cross Stitch Collection is the culmination of years of work and research on African life and its fascinating customs. The works show the wonderful abundance of scenic, plant, bird and wildlife that so naturally subsist in the sunshine filled environment of Africa. Trish Burr has designed a collection of cross stitch projects, depicting enchanting images of everyday African.life in a semi-realistic, bright, colourful and vivid way, from sunrise to sunset, and has added little folklore stories to accompany some of the designs. The projects progress form quick and easy designs towards more challenging projects for the advanced stitcher. An additional alphabet chart and motif library are included so that readers can design their own projects.
Author of the wonderful Redoute's Finest Flowers in Embroidery, Trish Burr is a self-taught embroiderer who hungrily consumes all aspects of this fine craft. Over. the years Trish Burr has endeavoured to share her interest with other needle workers throughout Southern Africa, by designing the Stitches For Africa range, and making available the use of imported materials that are largely unobtainable in a failing economy.