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Needlepoint Book
Since its original publication in 1976, The Needlepoint Book has become known as "The Black Bible" -- the one resource every aficionado of needlepoint needs to own. Completely revised and expanded, this updated edition includes your favorite features, plus:

* A 16-PACE COLOR INSERT WITH ALL-NEW PROJECTS * A CRASH COURSE ON THE NEW FIBERS UPDATED INFORMATION ON MATERIALS, AS WELL AS HOW TO WORK WITH AND CARE FOR THEM * DOZENS OF NEW STITCHES AND A CHAPTER ON THE POPULAR OPENWORK STITCHES * MORE THAN 1,300 ILLUSTRATIONS * 369 STITCHES! DIAGRAMS FOR ALL PROJECTS SHOWN

The Needlepoint Book covers all the information you need to learn needlepoint and improve your technique -- in a single comprehensive volume. You'll find section on:

* CHOOSING THE RIGHT PROJECT * TRANSFERRING DESIGNS * ELEMENTS OF GOOD DESIGN: COLOR, PROPORTION, AND BALANCE * LEFT-HANDED NEEDLEPOINT * FINISHING TECHNIQUES * CLEANING NEEDLEPOINT * AND MUCH MORE!

The Needlepoint Book is a complete guide to the craft, and the only book you'll ever need as a reference to become an expert at creating exquisite works to be treasured forever.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to
Knitting & Crocheting

The perfect guide for novices wanting to discover the joys of knitting and crocheting! Written in a comfortable and light tone, this book teaches every aspect of these crafts: from choosing yarn and shaping your work, to adding color and finishing projects professionally. Includes more than 150 instructive illustrations and five attractive and useable beginning projects.

Treasury of Crazyquilt Stitches :
A Comprehensive Guide to Traditional Hand Embroidery Inspired by Antique Crazyquilts

Elian McReady's Needlepoint
As one of Ehrman Tapestry's best-selling designers, Elian McCready's work is colorful and larger than life, yet beautifully subtle. Included in this gorgeous book are designs that were previously only available in kit form, plus six completely new creations.

The projects are worked in tent stitch and long stitch. Superb color charts and photographs make the instructions easy to follow. There's also invaluable advice on materials, stitching and making up.

Elian McCready is an artist working in textile embroidery. After gaining a BA in Fine Art and photography, she discovered the medium of pictorial woven tapestry. On winning the Winston Churchill Travel Fellowship in 1985, she visited Egypt and has remained strongly influenced by its colorful free woven tapestry murals. After a period working for Kaffe Fasset, Elian became self-employed and since 1991 has designed needlepoint kits for the renowned Ehrman Tapestry Company, establishing herself as one of their leading designers. She lives in Conwy, North Wales.

Victorian Needlepoint

101 Needlepoint
Stitches and How to Use Them

Noted designer Hope Hanley can help bring new excitement and beauty to needlepoint in more than 100 different ways. In this practical, extremely well-organized guide, she presents a treasury of 101 decorative stitches with an easy-to-read chart and a photograph for each one.

Beth Russell's Traditional Needlepoint
All in color! Timeless needlepoint designs, often based on the work of William Morris and the Arts and Crafts Movement, bring richness and warmth to any home, traditional or modern. Full-color charts and instructions are given for more than 15 designs, and lavish photographs showcase every finished piece. Make a delicate African Marigold cushion, a striking Kazak rug, a Woodpecker wallhanging, and more. Or, choose a smaller-scale project like a pincushion or a miniature picture that consists of a portion of a larger design such as a single bloom from the Flowerpot cushion. Filled with stunningly colored animal, plant, and geometric designs, this remarkable collection offers a wealth of inspiration and practical ideas for every stitcher.

The Ehrman Needlepoint Book

Graham Rust's Needlepoint Designs :
Over 20 Original Patterns, from
Pincushion to Seashell Rug

A superb draftsman with an exquisite eye for detail, Graham Rust creates needlepoint designs that are true works of art. Terrific color photos and full-color charts present 17 projects, including a monkey cushion, a cheetah footstool, a sunflower chair, a seashell rug, a Chinese vases pillow, and a mouse-in-a-teapot tea cozy. Although not meant for the beginner, these designs are so clearly presented that most readers shouldn't require more than intermediate skill and a certain degree of patience. Rust's talent as a watercolorist is manifest on every page, making this book not only a practical guide but a visual treat as well

Flowers, Birds, and Unicorns :
Medieval Needlepoint

One of the world's most influential needlepoint and textile artists re-creates the magic of the Middle Ages with more than 20 magnificent projects, for both beginners and veteran stitchers. More than just a how-to, this book sets the designs, themes, and motifs in the context of Medieval art and life. Full-color illustrations.

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