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Some of the books in the Country Bumpkin series of A-Z needlework books have been re-written and newly released under the Search Press Classics name.
This is essentially the same book, without the spiral binding and at a nice lower price.
The sub-title is Learn More then 100 Beautiful Stitches & Techniques.
Although, once again, the focus is embroidery almost all of the stitches & techniques here are easily adaptable to Needlepoint.
Quoting (and paraphrasing) from the back cover
Embroidery with gold thread has been a symbol of opulence throughout history. Here, over 540 step-by-step photographs help you to create beautiful projects.
Learn more then 100 stitches and techniques including 15 silk embroidery stitches to enhance your work with color. There are 8 original designs to stitch, with full instructions, diagrams and patterns."
Detailed information about gold threads and the equipment needed to achieve the most from this fascinating technique.
Of course, anything that applies to Gold Thread is also useful for using many other kinds of Metallic or Speciality Threads.
Looking through the book, the instruction really is clearly shown. Step-by-step full colors pictures are concise and easy to understand.
Much of this would work for Needlepoint, as well. Stitching with beads or sequins & gold thread is shown, to beautiful effect.
I do see that some of the specific projects here would be better done on fabric rather then canvas, there is quite a bit of couching shown as a very good way to use the sometimes expensive gold threads.
A-Z of Goldwork starts you at the very beginning and takes you all the way through.
A-Z of Goldwork is a glossy cover paperbound book with a glossy cover. The book has 155 pages and a full index.
Published by Search Press in 2015