Just Stitches I Use . . . – Book Review

copyright Julia Snyder

Julia Snyder, 2015 This book, Julia’s tenth, is a delightful introduction to the wide range of stitches and techniques found in her other books. Even if you have many of those volumes, get this book because it has some delightful surprises in it. There are 150 stitches in all, grouped into several sections and presented […]

Teach Yourself Needlepoint – Classic Book Review

copyrigh Jo Ippolito Christensen

by Jo Ippolito Christensen, Prentice-Hall, 1978 ISBN 0-13-888024-7 A couple of years after The Needlepoint Book came out, Jo wrote this book. It puts more emphasis on projects rather than on stitches. Even so, with 174 stitches and almost 100 projects, it’s a book worth seeking out. The emphasis here is on practicality, giving you […]

Stitch Notebook – Product Review

Originally posted 2009-07-28 07:00:36. Republished by Blog Post PromoterLittle Shoppe Canvas Company has come up with a charming notebook to keep track of your project ideas. Unlike many other stitch diaries, this isn’t for the finished piece, but gives you a place to record your ideas for a work in progress or to be stitched. […]

Canvaswork Royal School of Needlework — Book Review

Originally posted 2013-03-07 06:52:13. Republished by Blog Post PromoterRachel Doyle, Search Press, ISBN 978-1-84448-587-1, $21.95 Canvaswork Royal School of Needlework is the latest volume in the Essential Stitch Guides series and it’s a serious disappointment. The stated purpose of the series is to look at the historic background of the technique, to give the basics […]