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Nature, needlepoint and nods to diversity: At the galleries


Toronto Star - May 11, 2017
Katherine Knight, Portraits and Collections: Knight unpacks a faded cultural history with this show, focusing on the voluminous collection of needlepoint stuffed into a Nova Scotia home. A hundred and 50 years ago — note the significance of the number ...
 

Laura Hawley: Painting with thread


The Herald - Apr 20, 2017
Hawley works needlepoint, a needle and thread craft that utilizes different types of thread to create images on a canvas. Hawley began learning the craft in 1976 when she lived in Lafayette. Now she's created more pieces than she can fit on her walls ...
 

Bolivar Gallery Director Named Kentucky's South Arts Fellow


UKNow (press release) - May 18, 2017
A tally of all conflicts in which American soldiers were killed, each book contains a hand sewn needlepoint page with the name of a single soldier whose name was Edward, which is also the name of Alley's 2-year-old son. The artist had approximately 40 ...
 

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WATERMAN 100 YEAR PEN c1940s, RED RIBBED, XXF NEEDLEPOINT FLEX NIB!


 

M. Salas The Elegant Lady Handpainted Needlepoint Canvas


 

Set of 2 Rare Maggie Chris Roberts-Antieau Needlepoint Canvases + Stitch Guide


 

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Needlepoint books


Embroidery


by: DK
Embroidery is the ultimate stitch dictionary and the ideal guide to embroidery, whatever your level of expertise.

The perfect reference guide to needlework, Embroidery is a comprehensive guide to inspire and inform sewers of all levels. Find advice on which thread, needles, or fabrics work with which techniques, and take a look at an incredible 200 stitches — with levels of difficulty, step-by-step instructions, and ideas on where and how to use them.

This practical guide covers sewing tips for dressmaking, needlepoint, and embroidery stitches, with detailed information simply presented in illustration-rich pages.
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Kaffe Fassett's Bold Blooms: Quilts and Other Works Celebrating Flowers


by: Kaffe Fassett, Liza Prior Lucy
A stunning guide and vibrant pattern collection of 25 new patchwork and needlepoint projects, from renowned color expert and quilt and fabric designer Kaffe Fassett.
 
Drawing inspiration from the natural beauty of flowers, Kaffe Fassett’s Bold Blooms invites crafters to explore the behind-the-scenes process and fascinating design methods used to create Kaffe’s bold fabrics and modern color palettes—from “sketching” with fabric swatches to creating mood boards and renderings to sewing visually striking quilts.
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The Needlepoint Book: New, Revised, and Updated Third Edition


by: Jo Ippolito Christensen
The Needlepoint Book is the only needlework guide you’ll ever need—now including 436 stitches and 1,680 illustrations.

Since its original publication in 1976, The Needlepoint Book has become known as the bible for all stitching enthusiasts—the one resource for every needlepoint aficionado. Whether you’re new to the craft or have been practicing for years, this guide covers your stitching journey from inspiration to achievement with specific guidelines on how to make the painted canvas yours.
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A-Z of Needlepoint


The book encompasses 65 stitches, including the most popular and commonly known, cross stitch and tent stitch, with easy to follow instructions and over 1200 step-by-step photographs. Up-to-date information about fabrics, threads and tools along with dozens of helpful hints makes A-Z of Needlepoint a must have addition to any embroiderer's library.
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How To Needlepoint


Learn how to needlepoint with easy instructions and a visual guide.
 

How to Needlepoint With Floss Yarn : Craft Time!


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Needlepoint - Continental Stitch


To view the next video in this series click: http://www.monkeysee.com/play/11643 This video will show how to needlepoint and how to do the continental stitch.
 

Kaffe Fassett on his needlepoint


Kaffe Fassett talks about some of the larger needlepoint commissions that he has undertaken during his career as an artist. Filmed for Ehrman Tapestry at his ...
 

Needlepoint - Aimless Mary


Needlepoint, Norwegian, Prog rock.