Details and specifications on: Focus - Jane Greenoff's Cross Stitch Pattern Creator 2, £14.99. Simple to use, ideal for total beginners or experienced stitchers. Create your own designs or import your own photos, favourite paintings, or ClipArt and turn them into designs - an endless supply of unique cross stitch designs are yours...
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Create dazzling cross stitch designs as innovative as your imagination...
Help is at hand from world-renowned author and television presenter Jane Greenoff. Using the most up to date computer multimedia, video and sound to explain new techniques, such as working with linen, this programme is perfect for those who want to build upon their existing skills, or even for novice stitchers
Create your own cross stitch designs
Using the on-screen master-sheet, place colour blocks or symbols on the grid to represent your stitches. Rotate, move areas or copy, change the colour, style or whole image if you choose, before printing out your pattern
Convert your photos
Save money and convert your own photographs, favourite paintings, ClipArt images or drawings into cross stitch designs. Scan your required image or drectly import your digital photograph, then plce the image onto your master-sheet. Finally print out your chart and stitch away
An amazing 30,000 images for you to use
A collection of 30,000 individual images, Choose from over 480 categories such as animals, travel, sport, seasons, plants, orient, medieval, adventure, carnival, angels, fantasy, landscape, toys, space, music, sunsets, transport, plus many more
Step by step to perfection
Follow Jane Greenoff's video hints and tips and step by step tutorials to learn how to work in miniature, stitch on linen, finishing techniques plus much much more
Templates for cards and samplers
Over 100 templates to create your own personal cards and samplers - ideal for specail occasions such as birthdays, new baby new home, wedding or anniversaries
Includes up-to-date shade cards for DMC, Anchor, Madeira, Paterna, and Kreinik, plus Mill Hill Beads
Import your photograph or picture via any scanner or digital camera and convert it into a cross stitch chart
Over 1,500 motifs, borders and charts from Jane's personal collection
Preview your designs as stitches , colour blocks, or symbols on-screen or as it will appear on your chosen fabric
Automatically calculates the mount of thread needed to complete your design, which can then be viewed on-screen ot printed out in the form of a shopping list
Powerful drawing tools to aid your design process
Print your chart across multiple pages in colour or black and white
Convert any TrueType font into stitches
Comprehensive on-line help section
New features for this edition
Larger design area of up to 800 x 800 stitches [up from 600]
Maximum number of colours per design pattern: 149 [up from 27]
Over 4,000 colours of threads, ribbons, and beads from a variety of manufacturers
30,000 images to enhance and inspire your designs
Over 50 video tutorials from how to avoid hoop or frame marks, ross stitching on stitching paper, organise threads, metallic threads, mke three fold cards plus much more
Affitional manufacturers colour ranges from Paternayan, Appletons. Rajmahal and Offray, taking the total to ten
"Edit facility" includes blur, sharpen, rotate, flip, mirror and convert to greyscle or sepia
"Freehand" and "Magic Wand" selection tools enable you to work on axact areas and the "Locator Window" allows quick navigation of larger designs
On-screen rulers and an information panel, to see at a glance your design in inches, centimetres or stitches and the current threads that you are using
Powerful functions including - Blckwork fill, Save Blackwork Fill Patterns, Save Motif and Hardanger cutout
View your design on stitching paper, Aida, evenweave or tapestry canvas
Export your key as text and export charts to file formats, such as .BMP, .PCX, .VMF.
A selection of templates to produce your own cards and samplers
Also includes a bonus kit!
Two hand crafted gift cards with matching envelopes, tow gold plated needles, stranded cottons, pure ivory linen, plus stitch chart and instructions. Worth £7.95 (MRP)
Focus - Jane Greenoff's Cross Stitch Pattern Creator 2, £14.99
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