The Complete Photo Guide to Needlework

The Complete Photo Guide to Needlework

Book - 2012
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This is a reference for needlework methods, including embroidery, bead embroidery, ribbon embroidery, cross stitch, needlepoint, and crewel. This book is a comprehensive how-to book about all of the most popular hand needle arts: embroidery, cross-stitch, needlepoint, crewel, silk ribbon embroidery, and bead embroidery. For each type of needlework, there is an overview of the tools and materials used and complete instructions with photos and diagrams for all the stitches and techniques used for the craft. The organization provides easy access to information with step-by-step directions and 600 full-color photos for clear understanding. Easy projects allow the reader to try the techniques in each section. Galleries of needlework by various artists offer the reader examples and inspiration to pursue the hobby for themselves.
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Creative, 2012.
ISBN: 9781589236417
Characteristics: 264 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.


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quiltlady10 Jan 18, 2014

Very comprehensive volume. Great for everyone, especially beginners. The diagrams and step-by-step instructions are clear and easy to follow. Many interesting stitch combinations as weel!

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