Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Interesting Books

Today we chose a few of our favorite books in the store to share with you. A short description is written below each book. Hopefully you will find the perfect book you have been looking for! Let us know if you would like more information on any of these. Give us a call or send us an e-mail any time.
176 Amazing Stitches to Unlock Creativity - This book is filled with wonderful stitches and has a great size for travel. The right side of this book is just graph paper. When you make up your own stitches you can chart them as well as keep notes on how you use these stitches.
Backgrounds and Such - This book is a collective source of interesting background designs. The & Such in this book is all kinds of decorative stitches that are new to Julia Key Snyder and/or are just fun with which to stitch.
Categories for Needlepoint Stitches - This book is written to give you a starting place for experimenting with new stitches. Categories include: animals, baskets, beards/mustaches, ground, hair, stars, wood, and much much more!
Creating Contemporary Bargello - This book is a primer on Bargello design. Charted designs are included which will teach you how to get started. There is a chapted on today's fibers, many of which were used in various designs.
Darn Fillings - This book shows all kinds of laid stitches. Darn Fillings is filled with great stitches for all areas of your needlepoint projects.
Diaper Patterns - A study of diaper patterns and related composite patterns used in canvas and counted thread embroidery. This book comes with a CD which contains full color images of the embroidery images described in the book. In addition, enlarged details are provided with most images to permit a magnified view of some of the stitch patterns.
Suzy's Mini Stitches - A compilation of straight stitches, cross stitches, diagonal stitches, round and square stitches and pattern stitches. All in mini size!
Suzy's Small Stitches - A compilation of small stitches including: tent stitches, straight stitches, diagonal stitches, cross stitches, round and square stitches and pattern stitches.
 The Best Bargello Book - This book contains a wonderful assortment of different bargello patterns. Each pattern includes a chart as well as a color photograph of the stitched pattern.
The Needlepoint Book - More than 350 stitches, plus information on new materials, designs, and projects with all-new color illustrations! Our go-to needlepoint book. Highly recommended!
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