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        Details and specifications of Focus's Royal School of Needlework, £14.99 (GBP inc VAT RRP £19.99). The definitive guide to Cross Stitch and Tapestry. Buy or call us on 0844 808 3699. See other needlework & crossstitch software or products from Focus multimedia.

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The definitive guide to Cross Stitch and Tapestry.

Following on from the incredible demand for Focus Multimedia's chart topping No.1 success, Jane Greenoff's CrossStitch Pattern Creator, this exclusive new release is backed by a tremendous amount of excitement in the cross stitch world.

Create your own stunning designs using images from Elizabethan times to the present day. Using all the capabilities of computer multimedia, video and sound to explain techniques, design skills and the history behind the Royal School, this program is perfect for all those who are passionate about their hobby.

Easy to follow, clearly demonstrated techniques allow you to improve your skills, gain confidence and build upon your existing techniques – ideal for beginners or experienced needleworkers.

Learn how to create 22 stitch types with video demonstrations, for cross stitch, canvas work (tapestry) and blackwork, to use in your own designs. Stitch types include full cross stitch, back-stitch, beading and gold thread couching.

Features over 1,200 exclusive Royal School of Needlework motifs.

Import your photograph or picture via any scanner or digital camera and convert it into a beautiful stitch chart.

Features powerful drawing and editing tools that will aid your design process including automatic back-stitch outlining, sampler text drawing and print symbol allocation. Editable symbols and linestyles are also available to create charts exactly how you want them.

Print out your chart across multiple pages either in colour or black and white using colour symbols or use page numbering, overlaps and centre marks.

Follow the step by step guide on the screen and perfect your own technique. Scan in a picture to create your own unique pattern or simply choose one of the beautiful motifs available at the clickof a button.

Contains hints and tips from the Royal School of Needlework.

Learn how to choose the correct type of fabric and obtain explanations on the different types of needles, frames, threads, handling techniques, packing and storage, stitch types and historical methods.

Select from over 3,000 manufacturer thread (floss) colours.

Choose colours from the Anchor, Appleton, DMC, Kreinik, Madeira, Mill Hill (Beads), Offray, Paterna and Rajmahal colour ranges.

Create your own designs with 1 to 256,000 stitches (500 x 500) with a palette of 100 colours.

Box, magic wand and freehand selection tools enable you to work on the exact area you require and the design map enables quick navigation of large designs.

Preview your design as stitches, colour blocks or symbols on-screen or as it will appear on your chosen fabric – Aida, evenweave or tapestry canvas.

Automatically calculates the amount of thread needed to complete your design, this can be viewed on-screen or printed out as a materials list.

Import and border wizards take you through step by step stages to show you how to get the design you want.

Modern and historical blackwork fills are included or why not create your own blackwork fills and add them to the list.

Convert any TrueType font into stitches.

Create your own library of stitch types.

Comprehensive on-line help section.

Manufacturer's Product Code: ESS499   Our Product Ref: FRSOFN


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Review from About.com giving a 4 out of 5 rating

"The Royal School of Needlework program is a terrific designing program that allows the designer a great range of flexibility. The historical needlework information and stitching technique info is a great plus. This program gets 4 out of 5 stitches on my review scale, mainly because of the undo feature. I highly recommend this program to anyone interested in designing patterns or learning more about needlework techniques."

Review from About.com giving a 5 out of 5 rating

"The Royal School of Needlework program is a terrific designing program that allows the designer a great range of flexibility. The historical needlework information and stitching technique info is a great plus. With many good points and just a couple of negatives, it's a great, reasonably priced piece of design software."


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    Focus   Royal School of Needlework   £8.99   (RRP £19.99)   [FRSOFN]   Buy

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    We are sorry but no free, trial or download versions are available for this software title. Cheaper earlier versions may be available or you may purchase and return your product unopened, uninstalled for a refund. Some products may have a manufacturer satisfaction warranty of up to 60 days which we/they will honour. On some products we offer a 30 day exchange for another similar or better product or guarantee up to a 90 day 90% credit upgrade to an improved or superior software title. On some products competitive upgrade pricing or part-exchange may be available.

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