What questions do you have about needlepoint? Dry blocking, laying tools, mesh size -- it can be so confusing. Find the answers in this handy guide to needlepoint.
Author: Janet M. Perry
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
What questions do you have about needlepoint? Dry blocking, laying tools, mesh size -- it can be so confusing. Find the answers in this handy guide to needlepoint. Written by a life-long stitcher, beginning stitchers will find it a perfect and easily understood guide to the world of needlepoint. Even experienced stitchers will find great tips and tricks. "a sterling book . . . fills a much-needed niche' - Cynthia H, stitcher
You might find it helpful to answer the following questions before you begin: 1.
What is the use of the finished needlepoint piece to be? 2. Are you interested in a
particular subject matter? 3. Do you want to have a specific object after the piece
Author: Jo Ippolito Christensen
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 first edition was hailed by stitchers everywhere for the wealth of information. The new second editon is expended and improved. Small to fit with projects, this is an indispensable part of your stitching toolkit.
Author: Janet M. Perry
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
Love Needlepoint? Looking for inspiring ideas, organizing tips, information about techniques, threads, materials, or stitching? Look no further, the answer is in Needlepoint Trade Secrets. Whether you have been stitching for a lifetime or are brand new to needlepoint, Janet M. Perry's great new book will make your stitching better, easier, and more fun. She has gathered tips from needlepoint professionals, teachers, and stitchers like you and combined them with her encyclopedic knowledge of needlepoint into a book which will fire your stitching from start to finish. The first edition was hailed by stitchers everywhere for the wealth of information. The new second editon is expended and improved. Small to fit with projects, this is an indispensable part of your stitching toolkit.
Solutions to Every Problem You'll Ever Face, Answers to Every Question You'll
Ever Ask Margaret Radcliffe ... The Crochet Answer Book, Storey Publishing,
2005. Eckman, Edie. Learn to Knit Socks, American School of Needlework, 1999.
Author: Margaret Radcliffe
Publisher: Storey Publishing
Every avid knitter has faced this dilemma: deep into a project at midnight, just trying to finish one more row, and, then . . . oh no, a dropped stitch three rows back! Help! If only there was a 24-hour hotline to answer every question a knitter might encounter. Well, now there is, with The Knitting Answer Book . The expert authors, Margaret Radcliffe and Edie Eckman, leave no question unanswered, no quandry unaddressed. Each book contains detailed, illustrated answers to literally hundreds of questions, from the common to the more unusual: • Are certain needles better for certain yarns? • What if I dropped a stitch several rows back? • Why do my edges tend to curl up? • Can you use a different weight yarn than the pattern calls for? • What can I do to keep my yarns from tangling up? • Oops, I see my ribbing is way too tight. Now what? Covering the whole range of situations a beginner is likely to face, along with the problems that may arise for those working more advanced patterns, this Answer Book will help knitters and crocheters of all levels. Each book is packaged in a small, take-along trim size, in a friendly-to-use Q&A format, and belongs in the bag of every knitter. Available 24/7, The Knitting Answer Book is always open, ready for yarn lovers to browse and consult to their heart’s content.
Answers. About. Needlepoint. It is important to read the entire "Questions and
Answers" section before beginning your first project. It will help you to get started,
may answer questions that have puzzled you in the past, and I hope it will solve ...
Author: Elaine Slater
Publisher: Holt McDougal
Provides instructions for beginning and complex needlepoint stitches, with patterns and directions for a wide variety of projects.
One of her favorite hobbies is needlepoint . She ' s right - handed , so she can still
stitch , but she needs help threading the needle , cutting , and knotting . Last
week while we were working together on her latest needlepoint , I found myself ...
Author: Susan Beerman
Publisher: Pyr Books
Provides questions and answers that cover a variety of caregiving situations and problems.
For example , I recall two needlework designers who made a profitable
arrangement with an artist whose work they admired . They sold him on the deal
simply by stitching one of his paintings and explaining how they would market an
Author: Barbara Brabec
Publisher: M Evans & Company
Covers all aspects of managing a craft business, including accounting, legal issues, and taxes
Author: Family Handyman
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Offers practical guidance on painting, furniture restoration, decorating, ceiling installation, basement finishing, and performing other home repair and remodeling projects
PREFACE This book is for those of you who want to comI mence stitching as well
as for those who want to gain extra knowledge in ... The Joy of Needlepoint is a
reference stitch book that is easy to carry , easy to understand and presents easy
designs to get you started . ... This is the book of answers I am presenting here .
Author: Diane Wachman
Publisher: Sally Milner Pub
A reference stitch book for needlepointers.