Did you know that needlepoint, dating back to 1500BC, has been discovered in the tomb of an Egyptian Pharaoh? Or that canvaswork was practiced by the courtesans of the royal Japanese courts in the first century AD? Despite being one of the oldest forms of embroidery, needlepoint has developed many contemporary styles and is still one of the most popular types of needlework today.
Whether you are a beginner or a professional, the A-Z of Needlepoint will start you on a fascinating journey into the world of needlepoint or will enhance the stitch repertoire of those already travelling on this road.
This how to guide features over 1200 step-by-step photographs with detailed and easy to follow instructions for over 65 different stitches. It also includes dozens of interesting hints and tidbits to help you perfect your stitches and learn more about this versatile form of embroidery.
Softcover, spiral bound, 128 pages.