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101 Needlepoint Stitches and How to Use Them: Fully Illustrated with Photographs and Diagrams (Dover Needlework)

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Tired of doing the same basic stitches over and over again? Noted designer Hope Hanley can help you bring new excitement and beauty to your needlepoint in more than a hundred different ways. In this practical, extremely well-organized guide she presents a treasury of 101 decorative stitches, with an easy-to-read chart and an actual-size photograph for each one.

Only stitches which adequately cover the canvas have been included in this versatile collection. In Tapestry no warp threads are allowed to show through, so why let canvas show in needlepoint? Enhance and individualize your needlepoint projects with expert advice on a host of exquisite stitches: rep stitch; fancy cross stitch; Renaissance stitch; cross stitch; Herringbone stitch; shaded stripe stitch; double stitch; mosaic stitch; French stitch; Greek stitch; velvet stitch; closed cat stitch; and scores more.

The author explains precisely where and how to make best use of each stitch (as a filling stitch in small areas, as a background or a grounding pattern), and tells whether each is slow or quick to work up and whether it's best on mono or two-thread canvas. No stitch combinations have been included, just the fundamental stitch. Think up your own combinations — there are hundreds of them!

Whether you're a beginner, intermediate, or advanced needleworker, give your needlepoint a vibrant new look with this modestly priced, indispensable reference work.

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Treasury of over 100 decorative stitches, with an easy-to-read chart and an actual-size photograph for each one. 150 illustrations. 98 photographs.

Synopsis:

In this practical treasury, a noted designer presents over 100 decorative stitches, with an easy-to-read chart and an actual size photograph for each one. Enhance and individualize your needlepoint with expert advice on a host of exquisite stitches: rep, cross, double, Greek, herringbone, mosaic, and many more. 150 illustrations. 98 photographs.

Synopsis:

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486250311
Author:
Hanley, Hope
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Home economics
Subject:
Sewing
Subject:
Needlework
Subject:
Canvas embroidery
Subject:
Needlework - Needlepoint
Subject:
Needlework - Embroidery
Subject:
encyclopedia needlepoint stitches
Subject:
needlework stitch manual
Subject:
Dover
Subject:
Crafts-Needlework
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Embroidery, Needlepoint
Series Volume:
v. 7
Publication Date:
19860331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
11 x 8.25 in 0.73 lb

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Treasury of over 100 decorative stitches, with an easy-to-read chart and an actual-size photograph for each one. 150 illustrations. 98 photographs.

"Synopsis" by ,
In this practical treasury, a noted designer presents over 100 decorative stitches, with an easy-to-read chart and an actual size photograph for each one. Enhance and individualize your needlepoint with expert advice on a host of exquisite stitches: rep, cross, double, Greek, herringbone, mosaic, and many more. 150 illustrations. 98 photographs.
"Synopsis" by , 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.
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