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A-Z of Needlepoint

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You’ll learn the following stitches and techniques:

 

Algerian eye stitch, aubusson stitch, back stitch, back stitched spider web, basketweave stitch, birch stitch, brighton stitch, Byzantine stitch, cashmere stitch, chequer stitch, continental stitch, cross stitch, darning stitch, diagonal stitch, diamond eyelet stitch, double cross stitch, double herringbone stitch, double leviathan stitch, eggs-in-a-basket stitch, expanded ray stitch, eyelet stitch, fern stitch, fishbone stitch, Florentine stitch, French stitch, greek stitch, half cross stitch, half Rhodes stitch, herringbone stitch, Hungarian diamond stitch, jacquard stitch, kalem stitch, knitting stitch, knotted stitch, lead stitch, leviathan stitch, Milanese stitch, mosaic stitch, oriental stitch, Parisian stitch, perspective stitch, quick stitch, ray stitch, renaissance stitch, Rhodes stitch, rice stitch, rococo stitch, rya stitch, Scottish stitch, shell stitch, stem stitch, surrey stitch, triangle stitch, tweed stitch, vee stitch, velvet stitch, wheatsheaf stitch.

Product Description

Learn the art of needlepoint from the experts!

Whether you are a novice or a professional, the A-Z of Needlepoint will give you fresh ideas, new perspectives, renewed confidence and bring needlepoint within reach of anyone who can thread a needle.

This ‘how to guide’ features 1299 step-by-step photographs with simple instructions for 68 different stitches and is full of handy hints and gems of information to help you perfect your stitches and learn more about this versatile form of embroidery.

Did you know that needlepoint, dating back to 1500BC, has been discovered in the tomb of an Egyptian Pharaoh? Or that canvaswork was practiced by the courtesans of the royal Japanese courts in the first century AD? Despite being one of the oldest forms of embroidery, needlepoint has developed many contemporary styles and is still one of the most popular types of needlework today.

Start your journey into the world of needlepoint or enhance your stitch repertoire with this easy to use book – order your copy today!