The Needlepoint Book

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.

Author: Jo Ippolito Christensen

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781439189948

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 448

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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 Needlepoint Book

Amy Bunger I was once asked, “If you could have only three needlepoint books, which would you choose?” Wow, that was a tall order, sort of like asking someone his favorite color. On what: a flower, clothing, the sky, a car, ...

Author: Jo Ippolito Christensen

Publisher: Touchstone

ISBN: 9781476754093

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 560

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Now in paperback, The Needlepoint Book is the only needlework guide you’ll ever need—now including 436 stitches and 1,680 illustrations. Since its original publication in 1976, The Needlepoint Book has become known as the bible for all stitching enthusiasts—the one resource for every needlepoint aficionado. Whether you’re new to the craft or have been practicing for years, this guide covers your sewing journey from inspiration to achievement with specific guidelines on how to make the painted canvas yours. Featuring all-new projects and stitch patterns for every level of expertise, you will learn practical skills, such as how to: -Choose your project with purpose -Tell its story with stitches and fibers -Create mood with color and texture -Fill that blank background -Select and use embellishments such as beads and sequins Included in this revised and expanded edition is a crash course on how to use new fibers; updated information on materials, as well as how to work with and care for them; dozens of new stitches; and diagrams and stitch guides for select projects included in the book. Also featured are thirty-two pages of color photographs with all-new projects; dozens of new stitches explained with photos and drawings; and a new ribbon stitch chapter. The Needlepoint Book is the one book to own on the topic. In one comprehensive volume, it has everything you'll need to create your own artistic, high-quality heirloom.

The Beatrix Potter Needlepoint Book

Teaches how to create classic needlepoint designs inspired by Beatrix Potter's flora, fauna, and natural history illustrations, including patterns, photographs, and instructions for making slip covers, curtains, rugs, and other items

Author: Pat Menchini

Publisher: Frederick Warne & Company

ISBN: 0723236631

Category: Art

Page: 124

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Teaches how to create classic needlepoint designs inspired by Beatrix Potter's flora, fauna, and natural history illustrations, including patterns, photographs, and instructions for making slip covers, curtains, rugs, and other items

The Royal School of Needlework Book of Embroidery

A Guide to Essential Stitches, Techniques and Projects Royal School of Needlework. COUNTED - THREAD BEADWORK Counted - thread beadwork is practical , decorative and can be very hardy . Canvas stitches can be adapted to incorporate beads ...

Author: Royal School of Needlework

Publisher: SearchPress+ORM

ISBN: 9781781265437

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 400

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An all-in-one volume covering crewelwork, canvaswork, and six other types of hand embroidery, from the renowned school established in nineteenth-century England. This beautiful book is a rich source of embroidery techniques, stitches, and projects, covering eight key subjects in detail: crewelwork, bead embroidery, stumpwork, canvaswork, goldwork, whitework, blackwork, and silk shading. Collecting all the books in the trusted, bestselling Royal School of Needlework Essential Stitch Guide series, plus a new section on mounting your finished work, this fantastic book—heavily illustrated with photos—is a must-have for all embroiderers.

Needlework and Crafts Every Woman s Book on the Arts of Plain Sewing Embroidery Dressmaking and Home Crafts

... thread four times round the needlepoint and put the needle into the material again close to the place at which it came out. ... for this in your sewingmachine book) and then cutting away the strip again through the hemstitched line, ...

Author: Irene Davison

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 9781447486459

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 376

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Originally published in the 1900s, this book contains extensive detailed information on the many aspects of stitchery and needlecraft. Alongside these detailed answers to many needlecraft questions you will find intricate diagrams and photographic plates, making this an excellent addition to the bookshelf of anyone with an interest in the subject.

The Needlework Book of Bible Stories

BY THE SAME AU THOR Miss Patch's Learn - to - Sew Book Stitch by Stitch : Needlework for Beginners The Bread Book : All About Bread and How to Make It Yarn – The Things It Makes and How to Make Them * THE NEEDLEWORK BOOK OF BIBLE ...

Author: Carolyn Meyer

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P

ISBN: 0152567933

Category: Bible crafts

Page: 87

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Retells nine familiar Bible stories accompanied by instructions for making relevant projects such as wall hangings, pillows, and stuffed toys.

Lillie London s Needlework Book

For more inspiration and examples of many of the techniques included in Lillie London's Needlework Book please visit our Needlework board on Pinterest at http://uk.pinterest.com/WttWBooks/needlework VINTAGE WORDS OF WISDOM not The ...

Author: Lillie London

Publisher: eBook Partnership

ISBN: 9781910226216

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

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Achieve an authentic vintage look by taking lessons with Lillie London, the 1930s embroidery expert. Practice your new skills with 88 projects. Create beautiful tablecloths, tea cosies, guest towels and cushions. Make lovely embroidered pyjamas and underwear in pre-war styles. Craft accessories like bags and belts for yourself, as well as toys for children, gifts for new parents and home-made presents for family members. This book is ideal for the beginner who wants to broaden their embroidery horizons.Lillie London's Needlework Book offers you: 88 vintage projects from the 1930s, illustrated with photographs, line drawings and diagrams; 12 lessons in basic embroidery techniques, wool work and simple toy making. Lillie London gives lessons in a range of skills from cut-work to Italian quilting, needleweaving, petit point and rug-making. The final two lessons give guidance on the basics of embroidery and the most popular stitches used at the time. Words of wisdom from the past that chime with modern trends and fashions - Lillie London speaks to you across the decades with helpful advice, clear instructions and clever ideas.Lillie London's Needlework Book provides inspiration for your vintage homestyling, useful guidance to help you upcycle vintage items and new skills that can be employed to give your twenty-first century embroidery a 1930s twist.

The Needlecraft Book

Ellie Vance: I would like to express mythanks to Katie Hardwicke, for her sensitive editing and fine attention to detail, and to the teamat Dorling edited needlework books by acclaimed textile designer Kaffe Fassett.

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9781405365659

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 400

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This is the only needlecraft bible that covers everything you need to know The Needlecraft Book has more than 450 step-by-steps that demonstrate the key techniques of knitting, crochet, embroidery, needlepoint, patchwork, appliqué, and quilting with detailed photography and plenty of instructions. It demonstrates how to use the latest equipment and craft material and demystifies the terminology of needlecraft and patterns; as well as giving readers the confidence to master basic skills and progress to more challenging techniques. Tapping into the ever growing crafting trend, and packed with handy "galleries" of more than 160 popular stitches and patterns, The Needlecraft Book is perfect for every budding crafter.