The Golden Girls (Cross Stitch)

12 patterns inspired by your favorite sassy seniors

Haley Pierson-Cox
AUD $29.99

A cross stitch kit inspired by your four favorite friends: Rose, Sophia, Blanche, and Dorothy.

The Golden Girls (Cross Stitch Creations) includes 12 fun patterns featuring imagery and quotes from the four leading ladies, plus everything needed to make two projects. The book offers step-by-step instructions, with full-color photographs of the finished projects.

It's been over 30 years since its premiere, yet The Golden Girls is more popular than ever. Through syndication and streaming, a whole new audience has been introduced or reacquainted with the four fabulous friends: Rose, Sophia, Blanche, and Dorothy.

The 'grandma chic' appeal of cross stitch is a perfect match for this beloved show of sassy seniors. Decorate your home with framed finished pieces or use the patterns to personalize household items like tea towels, pillowcases, and aprons.

Cross stitch patterns include:
Thank You For Being A Friend
Rose portrait with 'Back in St. Olaf…'
Sophia portrait with 'Picture It…Sicily'
Blanche portrait with 'Many, Many Men…'
'Shady Pines, Ma!' with trees
'Isn't it amazing how I can feel so bad, and still look so good?' - Blanche
'No! No, I will not have a nice day!' - Dorothy
'The Older You Get the Better You Get, Unless You're a Banana.' - Rose
'Eat Dirt and Die, Trash.' - Blanche
Everything I Know I Learned from Rose, Blanche, Dorothy, & Sophia

Author bio:

Haley Pierson-Cox is craft writer, cross stitch designer, and craft book author who lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband and their very large rescue cat, Mr. Big Stuff. In addition to cross stitch, Haley is a knitter, sewer, quilter, and general maker of things who believes in the value of people, especially women, coming together to pass along both the skills and the community found in making things by hand. Haley is a co-host of the Very Serious Crafts podcast, the creative behind the craft blog Red-Handled Scissors, and the author of the books Improper Cross-Stitch and Feminist Stitches.

Category: The arts
ISBN: 9780760364369
Publisher: Quarto US
Imprint: Becker Meyer
Pub Date: June 2019
Page Extent: 62
Subject: Popular culture