Jul 6, 2016

Painted Ladies embroidered cross-stitch

The charm of San Francisco
     If happens to you to catch the first flight to San Francisco, then it is the case to look at these lines written by me, a potential tourist guide of the Californian city. All my knowledge about the city, and on its famous bridge and about the enchanting bay is purely theoretical.
Painted Ladies embroidered cross-stitch Silvana Calabrese Loving San Francisco
     Are generally included in the itinerary, otherwise, go to visit the famous Painted Ladies. Alamo Square offers a view of Victorian buildings in wood painted with pastel colors. Represent the pride of Victorian architecture. With their elaborate decoration, are the peculiar aspect of the city architecture. Many are the names with which we can refer to those buildings right in line on the east side of Alamo Square Park, for example, are known as the Six Sisters. Asserting that these are photogenic and telegenic structures is absolutely irrefutable and this assumption is substantiate by many film frames set in California.
     Obviously they aren’t the only ones. They are accompanied by many beautiful old Victorian houses in the nearby streets near Alamo Square, an area declared a historic district. However, the most picturesque row of Victorian houses in San Francisco is located on the sloping road called Steiner Street to house numbers from 710 to 720.
     The Six Sisters, built in 1895, are located in a strategic position, raised about 68 meters, allowing breathtaking views of the city.
     To be more precise about the architectural style should be added that the houses, a must on tourist postcards are examples of buildings in the Queen Anne style (1875-1905). The name Queen Anne Style was coined by its exponent and Scottish architect Richard Norman Shaw (Edinburgh, 1831 - London, 1912). The history of this style becomes twisted as it was born in England during the reign of Queen Anne Stuart of Great Britain (1702-1714 timeframe of the kingdom) and then be taken up and repeated in the forms can observe in America in the late Nineteenth century. Its primary characteristic is the combination of many traditions and/or stylistic infiltrations; the use of towers, turrets and decorative panels on the walls. 
     My great passion is shared by my mother, who took me to invest my money in a software not cheap, but worth the huge expense because it converts images and photos into cross-stitch patterns. At the end of conversion it comes into play my mother’s talent, as skilled with needle, Aida canvas and DMC floss. The result is the image that accompanies the article.

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