There are many brands of scissors out there for use by embroiderers, needlepoiters etc. In keeping with my intention to only sell needlepoint products that I use myself, I am listing these scissors.
My husband appropriated my first pair to use for something or other. I was mad. Then it occurred to me to buy some to sell here and keep one pair for myself.
These scissors are the perfect needlepoint scissors. Of course, they cut thread ends easily but they have also proved themselves ... More Info
This Beth Russell book has been a a rare and hard-to-find book. It has recently re-printed by David & Charles Publishing. I think it is a great idea.
The book is the same as the original content. It has been re-issued as a very classy, classy cover paperbound book, done on nice heavy paper.
Beth Russell's books are always lovely, very well done with all color pictures and graphs.
There is a extensive introduction with a very beautifully staged picture of Ms. Russell working. Then ... More Info
The subtitle to this book is "And Twinkling Backgrounds". Another of Ms McKnight's wonderful book on Needlepoint & Bargello Needlepoint.
According to the author, the idea for these Bargello Medallion Christmas Ornaments came from a customer who wanted to stitch each of her friends a Christmas Tree Ornament. This was the spark.
Each ornament design uses 2 pages. One one side is a full color picture of the finished ornament, the other facing page has the chart. As always the charts are ... More Info
NewNeedlepoint.com has long carried another of the Alphabet & Monogram books edited by Carol Belanger Grafton.
I currently have one copy of her book Decorative Alphabets in the Rare/Used Misc. Needlework Books category.
I did not know there had been a re-print of this book originally published in 1977 (or re-prints of books.. I am still looking) Carol Belanger Grafton is an excellent editor. She choses very well what to include in her books.
This book covers 10 centuries of ... More Info