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Maggie Lane is one of the best known names in Needlepoint. Her many books, published mostly in the 1970s, remain some of the best.
They include Gold and Silver Needlepoint, Needlepoint By Design, More Needlepoint By Design, Chinese Rugs Designed For Needlepoint, Rugs and Wall Hangings. She is Co-Author for the famous A Pageant Of Pattern For Needlepoint with Sherlee Lantz and of course, this book.
Maggie Lane grew up on China, with her missionary parents. Much of her design is oriental in feeling, all of it is wonderful.
The subtitle for this books is "Twelve Of Her Most Popular Designs Plus One New One".
The new pattern was specially prepared for this 1976 edition.
I don't have to tell you, the designs are wonderful and the charts, directions and templates are well....Maggie Lane, A Master Teacher.
The only downside here is that all the pictures, charts etc are in black & white.
This is a glossy cover paperbound book first published by Charles Scribner's Sons in 1970. This is the 1972 edition. It has 89 pages.
Maggie Lane's Needlepoint Pillows is in Very Good Condition. The heavy paper cover is slightly discolored and the edges are a little worn and bent. The book inside is Very Good. The pages are slightly yellowed by age and the spine is tight.