LanArte - High quality needlework sets. LanArte is well known for its beautiful high quality counted cross stitch kits. LanArte has its own design team working alongside renowned artist like illustrator Marjolaine Bustin. Together they work on a timeless and innovative design. Designers start with a painting or image that evokes the LanArte atmosphere. They process them into a pattern that is easy to embroider. Designers carefully select the color palettes used for each particular design. Through trial and error, all the details are verified. Only when every detail meets the requirements, the project goes into production. LanArte adds dozens of new designs to the existing collection every year. An oversized chart with clear symbols is included for easy counting and stitching. The Zweigart embroidery kit contains 100% Aida cotton or linen fabric, 100% DMC cotton yarn and a yarn organizer. You also get an embroidery needle, clear working instructions in 8 languages and a large, full-color image of the finished model. The 17th century Turkish traveler Evliya elebi described embroidery as a "craft of two hands." From those early years, generations of embroiderers have supported this ancient craft. In the 21st century, a new name appeared: LanArte. In 1934, Guus and Emily Vergnes opened a small shop in Leeuwarden in the Netherlands. The store quickly became a selling point for exclusive craft kits. LanArte has been a leader in the craft industry for decades. In the 1970s and 80s, sons Gus and Emily developed their exclusive brand to become one of the finest in Europe. In 2011, the company was bought by the Belgian Verachtert group. This brought new dynamics, creativity and further expansion. Today LanArte launches 2 new collections every year, each inspired by the latest trends. You can only be a successful brand for almost a century if you are constantly looking for new challenges. This is what makes LanArte world class. LanArte has become an exclusive brand. It is renowned for its high quality craft kits. The most important factors are high quality materials and unique design. LanArte has its own design team. This team works alongside renowned artists such as Marjolaine Bustin. Designers start with a picture or image that breathes the LanArte atmosphere. They process it into a pattern that is easy to embroider. Designers carefully select the color palettes used for each particular design. Through trial and error, all the details are verified. Only when every detail meets the requirements, the project goes into production. Each year LanArte adds dozens of new designs to the existing collection. Working on the LanArte kit is more than just embroidery. He participates in the centuries-old traditions of arts and crafts. LanArte is the art of embroidery.