Beth Russell has become an authority on Arts & Crafts Movement Needlepoint designs. This is a handsome book, beautifully mounted and photographed. This seems to be a very hard-to-find book and a used copy in this condition might be relatively rare. It does not look like this book has been opened or read.
The book has 22 needlepoint charts based on original William Morris designs. They are really beautiful needlepoints but I have to say (in the service of honesty) I would not want to ... More Info
I have become a fan of Susan Higgenson Needlepoint books. I kept her excellent small needlepoint stitch book from my very first order of books. It is comprehensive and the perfect size to slip into a tote bag.
I have lost count of how many copies of this book I have sold here, so many that they are getting very hard to get and much more expensive. I apologize for the price increase, it reflects what I am paying for this book, now.
The author, an experienced author & needlepoint ... More Info
new canvaswork (yes, the title does not have caps on purpose) was published in 2007 in England. There is a wealth of needlepoint techniques, stitches and innovative ideas here. The book is subtitled 'creative techniques in needlepoint".
There is some absolutely incredible stitching here. All the pictures are full color, bright and beautiful.
the chapters are:
Background Surfaces (or treatments)
colour, design & stitch,
Couching on a canvas background
Embroidery ... More Info
This handy little book is another in June McKnigh's series of Needlepoint and Bargello Needlepoint book. The books are small with big spiral bindings. They are the perfect size to carry in your needlepoint tote bag and I love spiral bounds books, they lay flat when open.
The subtitle for this book is "The Ten Commandments of Background Stitching" "Rules to help in the selection of the perfect background".
I think that pretty much says it all.
This is, as I have noted, a small ... More Info