Stitch Alphabets & Numbers – Book Review

Circus alphabet, copyright Felicity Hall

120 Contemporary Designs for Cross Stitch and Needlepoint, Felicity Hall, David & Charles, 2014 $24.99 ISBN: 978-1-4463-0391-7 The British designer, Felicity Hall, is well-known for her bold graphic needlepoint, often featuring lettering and sayings. In her first book she brings this style to three alphabets and three sets of numbers, along with basic instructions and [...]

Distinctive Presentations in Needle Art – Book Review

New book includes professional finishing techniques (photo from The Binding Stitch)

New book includes professional finishing techniques.[/caption] Marcia S. Brown, ISBN 978-1493597512, 2014 $55 While there are several books out there on finishing, few are as in-depth as this new book from Marcia Brown, the owner of The Binding Stitch. Previously many of her techniques were only available on DVDs. I like that they now are [...]