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The Needlepoint Book: New, Revised, and Updated Third Edition


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A completely revised and updated edition of the classic andlt;I andgt;The Needlepoint Book andlt;/Iandgt;is the only needlework guide youand#8217;ll ever need.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Since its original publication in 1976, andlt;Iandgt;The Needlepoint Bookandlt;/Iandgt; has become known as and#8220;The Black Bibleand#8221; for all stitching enthusiastsand#8212;the one resource for every needlepoint aficionado. Whether youand#8217;re new to the craft or have been practicing for years, this guide covers your stitching journey from inspiration to achievement with specific guidelines on how to make the painted canvas yours.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Featuring all-new projects and stitch patterns for every level of expertise, you will learn practical skills, such as:andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;and#183; Choosing your project with purposeandlt;BRandgt;and#183; Telling its story with stitches and fibersandlt;BRandgt;and#183; Creating mood with color and lightandlt;BRandgt;and#183; Filling that blank backgroundandlt;BRandgt;and#183; Selecting and using quality embellishmentsandlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;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 a chapter on the popular openwork stitches; and diagrams and stitch guides for every project included in book. Also featured: thirty-two pages of color photographs with all-new projects; dozens of new stitches explained with photos and drawings; a new Ribbon Stitch chapter; and in all, 432 stitches and 1,500 illustrations.

About the Author

Jo Ippolito Christensen has been needlepointing for more than thirty years. She is the author of andlt;iandgt;Teach Yourself Needlepoint, Needlepoint: The Third Dimension, The Needlepoint Scraps Book,andlt;/iandgt; and others. She lives in Alexandria, Virginia.

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Christensen, Jo Ippolito
Touchstone Books
black bible; crafting; needlepoint; needlework; embroidery; artisan; handmade; app; application; Jo Ipolito Christensen; Jo Christiansen; Yolanda Smith; Yolanda Christensen; Yolanda Christiansen;
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2 Color Inserts, Bandamp;W photos throug
231.775 x 187.325 mm

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