The Complete Photo Guide to Needlework

The Complete Photo Guide to Needlework

by Linda Wyszynski
     
 

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Here is the ultimate reference for all styles of artistic hand stitching! No matter what design style you favor, this book gives you the tools to express yourself with needle and thread. Detailed technique instructions with clear charts and photos teach hundreds of stitches for embellishing clothes, gifts, accessories, or home decor. Simple projects let you try

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Here is the ultimate reference for all styles of artistic hand stitching! No matter what design style you favor, this book gives you the tools to express yourself with needle and thread. Detailed technique instructions with clear charts and photos teach hundreds of stitches for embellishing clothes, gifts, accessories, or home decor. Simple projects let you try your hand at each method and inspire you to create your own designs.

Needlework methods include:

- Creative embroidery

- Crewel

- Silk ribbon embroidery

- Bead embroidery

- Cross-stitch

- Needlepoint

Learn one method or learn them all! With The Complete Photo Guide to Needlework, you will know how to choose the best needles, threads, and fabrics for any project. Get abundant stitches at your fingertips with this essential guide that you'll turn to again and again.

Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
Wyszynski, a veteran needlework designer, takes a basics-and-beyond approach to needlework. With coverage of embroidery (including sections on thread, beaded, and silk-ribbon), crewel, cross-stitch, and needlepoint; full-color photographs and illustrations; and easy-to-intermediate projects, this comprehensive guide will appeal to crafters of all skill levels. While the stitch guides are top-notch, another high point of this collection is the practical and clever needlework tips. A handy stitch index, allowing for quick look-up of each stitch by name, is also included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589236417
Publisher:
Creative Publishing int'l
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Series:
Complete Photo Guide Series
Pages:
264
Sales rank:
712,268
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

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