The Needlepoint Book: A Complete Update of the Classic Guide (Paperback)

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    Since its original publication in 1976, The Needlepoint Book has become known as "The Black Bible" -- the one resource every aficionado of needlepoint needs to own. Completely revised and expanded, this updated edition includes your fa...

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    ITEM#: 2591532

    Jo Ippolito Christensen has been needlepointing for more than thirty years. She is the author ofTeach Yourself Needlepoint; Needlepoint: The Third Dimension; The Needlepoint Scraps Book, and others. She lives in Alexandria, Virginia.
    Since its original publication in 1976, The Needlepoint Book has become known as "The Black Bible" -- the one resource every aficionado of needlepoint needs to own. Completely revised and expanded, this updated edition includes your favorite features, plus:
    * A 16-PACE COLOR INSERT WITH ALL-NEW PROJECTS * A CRASH COURSE ON THE NEW FIBERS UPDATED INFORMATION ON MATERIALS, AS WELL AS HOW TO WORK WITH AND CARE FOR THEM * DOZENS OF NEW STITCHES AND A CHAPTER ON THE POPULAR OPENWORK STITCHES * MORE THAN 1,300 ILLUSTRATIONS * 369 STITCHES! DIAGRAMS FOR ALL PROJECTS SHOWN
    The Needlepoint Book covers all the information you need to learn needlepoint and improve your technique -- in a single comprehensive volume. You'll find section on:
    * CHOOSING THE RIGHT PROJECT * TRANSFERRING DESIGNS * ELEMENTS OF GOOD DESIGN: COLOR, PROPORTION, AND BALANCE * LEFT-HANDED NEEDLEPOINT * FINISHING TECHNIQUES * CLEANING NEEDLEPOINT * AND MUCH MORE!
    The Needlepoint Book is a complete guide to the craft, and the only book you'll ever need as a reference to become an expert at creating exquisite works to be treasured forever.

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    ISBN 9780684832302
    Genre CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Needlework / General
    Format Paperback
    Pages 428
    Publisher Date 1999-02-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Touchstone Books
    Copyright Year 19990601
    Height 9.5 in
    Wdth 7.75 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 2.45 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle A Complete Update of the Classic Guide
    Edition Detail Revised
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Christensen, Jo Ippolito

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