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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.
Ann Cox is also the author of the book A-Z of Silk Ribbon Flowers (which I just happen to also have in stock). It is an excellent book and has been very popular here. I first looked at this new book with high expectations.
I am not disappointed. Everything in this book is easily applicable to needlepoint, it takes the complete beginner from tools & materials and the basics.
Then there are 5 flower projects.
The last 3 chapters were a surprise and 2 of them I had not seen before.
Stenciling a background
painting a background
The final chapter is mounting & framing.
There are full color photos of every step, very clear & very well explained. There are techniques discussed & variations. Basic stitches and how to stitch a variety of silk ribbon bows.
To quote from the back cover
"Learn to create exquisite, delicately embroidered silk ribbon flowers including foxgloves, roses, hydrangeas, delphiniums, primroses, geraniums, irises & poppies. Using just a small selection of stitches with detailed step-by-step instructions and beautiful photographs throughout."
This is a glossy cover paperbound book from Searc Press Classics first published in 1998. This edition was published in 2014. With 48 pages.