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Canvas Embroidery is yet another name for Needlepoint. It is more commonly used in the UK and Europe but still, it is needlepoint. Even though the books designates itself Embroidery-Skills, still Needlepoint.
The inside flap of the dust jacket calls this a very practical & down-to-earth book. To quote briefly "The authors show how this traditional needlecraft can be used to create exciting and innovative designs".
Canvas Embroidery starts at the beginning, with basic skills & stitches described in detail with clear step-by-step drawings & photographs. This book would be suitable for a beginner or someone still learning to stitch.
Looking through this book, I agree that it is laid out in an easy to follow sequence. Someone with no previous needlepoint experience could begin with this book.
I want to mention that the graphs & charts are very detailed and clear.
The examples and projects shown are modern in feeling, quite artistic, really. I found many of them unusual & interesting. They made me want to pick up a needle and get stitching.
That is not always the case with books skewed to beginners and it is nice to see this kind of designs in this book.
Canvas Embroidery was, as I thought, published in the UK by Merehurst Ltd in 1990. It is a hard cover book with 127 pages.
The book is in very good condition. The dust jacket, the book itself are very good. Not new looking, clearly this is a vintage book, but well kept.