Designed for both beginning and experienced stitchers, this book has innovative stitches and techniques to stitch many of the most common elements found in landscapes, including water, plants, sky, ground, and structures. By showing the actual stitches on real needlepoint canvases, this book goes beyond the usual needlepoint book. With it you'll learn easy needlepoint techniques that will enliven your work. With every technique explained in detail and with color stitch diagrams, this is a book you'll use again and again. Part of the Art & Needlepoint series, How to Stitch Beginning Landscapes Realistically puts these designs within the larger context of art and shows how you, as a stitcher, are similar to the landscape painter. If you've looking for something that not only tells you about stitches but shows you how they can be used, this is the book for you.
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Janet M. Perry is the Internet’s expert on needlepoint & counted thread. Her books, stitch guides, ebooks, and on-line classes explore exciting new uses for this new old craft. She puts into practice her motto to make needlepoint fast, fun and affordable. Janet is constantly stretching the bounds of needlepoint and then applying these ideas and techniques to projects which are for beginning and intermediate level stitchers. She has also written a beginning needlepoint class, taken via email, which has been given to over 2000 people. Janet has never met a thread she didn’t like and is constantly doing or thinking about needlepoint. She makes her home on historic Mare Island in San Francisco Bay with her husband and three black cats. You can view her products and sites through Napa Needlepoint (http://www.napaneedlepoint.com *** Change, improvement, creativity and beauty are at the cornerstone of the Art Needlepoint company, http://www.artneedlepoint.com, founded by Doreen Finkel. The company has a simple premise: art speaks to everyone. Needlepoint as an art form has unlimited beauty and opportunity for creativity
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Book Description CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 56 pages. 11.00x8.50x0.14 inches. This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # zk148494450X