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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 05 March 2015
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782211723
  • Stock: Temporarily Out of Stock
  • Size: 210x228 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP Price: £12.99
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A-Z of Needlepoint

£12.99

by Country Bumpkin

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Book Description

This easy to use book takes the reader on a fascinating journey into the wonderful world of needlepoint embroidery (also known as canvaswork), with plenty to enhance the stitch repertoire of those already captivated by this versatile form of embroidery.

The book encompasses 65 stitches, including the most popular and commonly known, cross stitch and tent stitch, with easy to follow instructions and over 1200 step-by-step photographs.
Up-to-date information about fabrics, threads and tools along with dozens of helpful hints makes A-Z of Needlepoint a must have addition to any embroiderer's library.

Comprehensive guide to needlepoint embroidery
Revamped design of a book that has sold well over many years
Over 1200 step by step photographs
Dozens of helpful hints

About the Author

About Country Bumpkin

Compiled by the expert team at Country Bumpkin, renowned Australian publishers of embroidery books and magazines.

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Karen Platt Yarnsandfabrics.co.uk/crafts

April 2015

A reprint of a classic book. See all the techniques, discover all you need to know, practice the stitches, create beautiful needlepoint. There are 65 stitches shown in steps with clear photography. Find a bit of history, tips and finished work. Great for beginners to learn the craft and also for experienced stitchers as a resource.


Crochet Addict UK

March 2015

The A - Z series of books are ones that you'll want and use on a regular basis. The series of books ring together all the techniques you'll need to know and give you easy to follow instructions to follow. I am new to needlepoint so I find this book so useful. However it isn't just for beginners. The book is the ultimate resource for beginners & experienced embroiderers. Each stitch give you step by step instructions with clear to follow pictures to help. There are a huge amount of stitches covered. It will also help if you want to start designing your own projects. At the beginning of the book it's packed with useful general information that you need to know. It covers everything from materials to use to the type of scissors which are best. With all the hints you receive and tips on blocking, it gives you the peace of mind that you can create your own amazing projects. This is a fantastic go to book whenever you need any help with any of your embroidery stitches. This is one book I'll be keeping on my bookshelf and I'll be using it for years to come.


East Kent Embroiderer's Guild

February/March 2015

Part of the Classic A-Z series from Search this new edition revisits a popular and timeless technique. Each of sixty-five stitches is demonstrated in full with detailed step-by-step photographs. Packed with illustrations of historical embroideries and information plus inspiration for using the stitches in both a traditional or contemporary way, this book is thoroughly recommended for all embroidery enthusiasts.

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