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I have way too many copies of some of the wonderful out-of-print and rare Needlepoint books I stock. I have added 7 more titles to them, 4 of them Bargello books, and significantly lowered the price of all of the others.
Overstock New Books are 20% off, minimum, or more.
Take advantage of my acquisitive ways.
At first, the author's name threw me. Jim Williams was the guy who was murdered in both the book and the movie "Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil".
Obviously, this is a different Jim Williams. I also have this book in the used/rare Needlepoint Design Books Category.
I am impressed with this book. The designs are "country" but there are no duckies and few kitsch designs here.
There is a chapter called Country Animals. Itt has 2 different but handsome roosters, a fine sitting hen, a baby chick (maybe I spoke too soon about duckies) rabbits in clover, a rainbow trout, birds nest and of course a sleeping cat.
Each design is given 3 pages, for complete directions, a color key and a full size full color graph.
The rest of the Chapters are:
Garden Fruits and Vegetables with some unusual ideas like a slice of watermelon shaded pillow and wait until you see the Indian Corn.
Favorite Flowers, which includes a sampler rug. Each letter is graphed with it's own flower.
There are a number of rug designs here, one interesting rug combines needlepoint with crochet.
Published by Taunton Press in 1997, this is a brand new first printing edition of the book. It is a large glossy cover paperbound book with 103 pages. It is filled with pictures, all of them in color.