Michael Powell is a multi award winning cross sti tch designer from the UK. His designs are developed from his original drawings and painti ngs and cover a vari- ety of subjects from gardens and buildings to hearts and fl owers. His work inclu- des scenes from countries like Italy, France, the UK and many others. His style is friendly, happy and humorous and very appealing to all ages. Most designs are sti tched with full cross sti tch and back sti tch. Designs are available as pictures, panels, bookmarks and scissor keepers, as well as kits and charts. His artwork has also been used for other craft ing products including stamps and decoupage.