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
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
These are wonderful cats. The Needlepoint Designs are by Jill Leman from paintings by Martin Leman, her father. Jill Leman is an extraordinary needlepointed.
This is a very nice book with just wonderful cats to stitch.
There is a close up of one of the stitched cats on the title page. The stitching is Tent Stitch and Basketweave Stitch (which still have their places in the needlepoint world, it is not all decorative stitches...yet).
Her stitching is perfect, her tension is ... More Info