Create dazzling cross-stitch designs as innovative as your imagination or turn your pictures into cross-stitch patterns with this, the ultimate cross-stitch package. Help is at hand from world-renowned author and television presenter Jane Greenoff, so whether you are a novice or a seasoned cross stitcher you will soon learn the basic skills or build upon your existing techniques. Using all the capabilities of computer multimedia, video and sound to explain techniques and design skills, this programme is perfect for those who are passionate about their hobby. Without the mess or fuss of using graph paper, create cross-stitch patterns with ease, time and time again. Using the on-screen master-sheet place colour blocks or symbols on the grid to represent your stitches (full-stitch, back-stitch, half-stitch, beads and French knots). Rotate, copy or move areas, change the colour, style or whole image if you choose. Select your shade from the whole of the DMC, Anchor, Madeira, Paterna, Kreinik or Mill Hill beads ranges. When you are ready you can simulate your design on your chosen fabric before printing out your pattern and shopping list of materials to create your masterpiece.