A collection of 20 exciting designs in cross stitch, published to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Thomas the Tank Engine. Favorite characters & scenes from the much-loved Railway Series are reproduced in an array of embroidered items, including clothes for children, gifts, & soft furnishings, including a cushion, toy bag, lampshade, & curtain borders & tie-backs. Includes clear instructions & details all the necessary materials, techniques & pattern templates. Some projects just require you to follow the cross stitch chart, while more experienced stitchers can turn the designs into attractive clothes & accessories. Each design is accompanied by extracts & illustrations from the original engine story which inspired it. Color photos.