Cross-stitch fans, rejoice! Here are 1,000 exciting cross-stitch motifs suitable for embellishing clothing, gifts, draperies, or anything else under the sun. The stitches are organized by category, and include such motifs as flowers and foliage, celestial bodies, favorite pastimes and hobbies, and many more. Using a palette of only 30 thread colors, you can turn that ordinary tablecloth into a treasured family heirloom with Christmas-themed embroidery, or add fantasy creatures such as angels, mermaids, or playful dragons to brighten a lucky child’s outfit. There are instructions for using the provided charts, thread recipes” for each motif, and advice for mixing-and-matching the motifs to create wonderful samplers or scenes of your own design. With the endless ideas provided, you’ll never run out of projects.