Finally back in stock, despite the existence of several newly published books on finishing, this classic book, Finishing and Mounting Your Needlepoint Pieces, remains a popular & asked for book.
Although this book's focus is finishing and mounting finshed needlepoint projects, it also has 40 original needlepoint designs.
Covered are blocking, lining, mitering corners etc. There is complete information on how to make trims of braid, cord. fringes and tassels.
The book has many ... 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
The subtitle to this book by well-known needlepoint teacher Ruth Dilts book is: Guide To Painted Canvas.
To quote Ms Dilts Forward: "Looking at a painted canvas can be very dainting. There are so many choices to be made. Where does one start? Actually this is the fun part, once you have developed some confidence. This book will help you gain that confidence.
Needlepoint 101 will help you look at any painted canvas and decide which basic stitches and threads to use. I will show you ... More Info
A terrific book by June McKnight. In it she discusses the many types of unusual or over-dyed threads and yarns and how best to use each kind.
This small handy book contains full color graphs of 94 of stitches, stitched with these kinds of threads, so you will see exactly what you result will be. There are 3 pages with links to some of the speciality thread web sites.
One section covers satin stitches, another is upright stitches. A number of the stitches shown here are new to me (but ... More Info