Since its original publication in 1976, The Needlepoint Book has become known as "The Black Bible" -- the one resource every aficionado of needlepoint needs to own. Completely revised and expanded, this updated edition includes your favorite features, plus:
* A 16-PACE COLOR INSERT WITH ALL-NEW PROJECTS * A CRASH COURSE ON THE 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 * MORE THAN 1,300 ILLUSTRATIONS * 369 STITCHES! DIAGRAMS FOR ALL PROJECTS SHOWN
The Needlepoint Book covers all the information you need to learn needlepoint and improve your technique -- in a single comprehensive volume. You'll find section on:
* CHOOSING THE RIGHT PROJECT * TRANSFERRING DESIGNS * ELEMENTS OF GOOD DESIGN: COLOR, PROPORTION, AND BALANCE * LEFT-HANDED NEEDLEPOINT * FINISHING TECHNIQUES * CLEANING NEEDLEPOINT * AND MUCH MORE!
The Needlepoint Book is a complete guide to the craft, and the only book you'll ever need as a reference to become an expert at creating exquisite works to be treasured forever.
Jo Ippolito Christensen has been needlepointing for more than thirty years. She is the author of Teach Yourself Needlepoint; Needlepoint: The Third Dimension; The Needlepoint Scraps Book, and others. She lives in Alexandria, Virginia.Review :
"Even though the book is a reference, the text is enjoyable to read. Sage advice from Christensen and a variety of other needle artists can be found throughout. Any crafter who loves needlepoint should have a copy of this work on their shelf. This is a welcome update to an excellent resource. An essential purchase for handwork collections." (Library Journal (starred review))
Description du livre Touchstone, 1999. Paperback. État : New. Revised. N° de réf. du libraire DADAX0684832305
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Description du livre Touchstone, 1999. Paperback. État : New. N° de réf. du libraire P110684832305