Do you want to follow clear, simple instructions to this craft?
Do you want to discover the fascinating historical origins of each technique?
Are you looking for a guide to creating a variety of beautiful and unusual articles?
Needlecraft is both an excellent guide for beginners and an encyclopedia of information for the more experienced stitcher. A beautiful finished design can seem a long way off to the absolute beginner, so guidance is given through every step - from which materials, threads and needles to buy right through to the last successful stitch. Master the arts of embroidery, needlepoint, Bargello and cross stitch and learn how to design your own patterns by drawing on whatever inspires you - be itan ancient wall hanging in a museum or the colour of autumn leaves.