"This book is a comprehensive how-to book about all of the most popular hand needle arts: embroidery, cross-stitch, needlepoint, crewel, silk ribbon embroidery, and bead embroidery. For each type of needlework, there is an overview of the tools and materials used and complete instructions with photos and diagrams for all the stitches and techniques used for the craft. The organization provides easy access to information with step-by-step directions and 600 full-color photos for clear understanding. Easy projects allow the reader to try the techniques in each section. Galleries of needlework by various artists offer the reader examples and inspiration to pursue the hobby for themselves"-- Provided by publisher.
"Reference for needlework methods, including embroidery, bead embroidery, ribbon embroidery, cross stitch, needlepoint, and crewel"--Provided by publisher"-- Provided by publisher.