The Needlecraft Style Directory

The Needlecraft Style Directory

A Visual Reference of Over 50 Needlecraft Styles and the Stitches That Go With Them

Book - 2013
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Written for both beginning and experienced needlecraft enthusiasts, this reference volume shows how to make virtually every basic stitch and describes each stitch's common uses. The book's first part describes the many different needlecraft styles--crewel, quilting, needlepoint, and dozens more. The second part is a stitch directory, presenting easy-to-follow diagrams that show how each stitch is accomplished. The book's chapters cover--

Fabric Embellishment-- surface embroidery, beadwork, needlepoint, and more Fabric Construction-- patchwork, quilting, various styles of appliqué, and more Fabric Manipulation -- smocking, hemstitching, cutwork, and more Part Two chapters-- which illustrate surface embroidery stitches, cross stitches, knotted stitches, straight stitches, pulled and drawn threadwork stitches, needlepoint stitches, looped stitches, and a dozen more miscellaneous stitches

The Needlecraft Style Directory is the comprehensive reference book for embroiderers, sewers, quilters, and needlecraft enthusiasts of all levels. More than 400 diagrams and illustrations.
Publisher: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's, 2013, c2012.
Edition: 1st ed. for North America and the Philippines
ISBN: 9781438001036
Branch Call Number: 746. 4 WHI
Characteristics: 240 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.


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