Wednesday, 8 October 2014

'The Needlepoint Book: New, Revised, and Updated Third Edition' by Jo Ippolito Christensen

Release date: 1st November 2014
Published by: Simon and Schuster
ISBN No: 978 1476754086

A completely revised and updated edition of the classic "The Needlepoint Book "is the only needlework guide you'll ever need. Since its original publication in 1976, "The Needlepoint Book" has become known as "The Black 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 stitching 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: - Choosing your project with purpose- Telling its story with stitches and fibers- Creating mood with color and light- Filling that blank background- Selecting and using quality embellishments 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.

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