Dolls House Do-It-Yourself

A selection of over 25 carpets and rugs to make for the dolls' house in a variety of classic styles This book is all readers need to create beautiful carpets and rugs of all shapes, sizes and designs for any size or period house. Find historical and style details for each piece along with suggestions for where to place each inside the dolls' house. Twenty-five stitched projects and several variations of each are included with an introduction for...

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Heirlooms in Needlepoint

Add a beautiful bargello border for impact, or isolate an element like a butterfly or bud to make a pin cushion or key holder. Chapters on Tunisian images and Oriental colors incorporate intricate and exotic designs. Each pattern comes with a list of required materials and yarn to get you started right away, and with alternate color schemes for added versatility. Easy instructions show how to turn needlepoint into bags, bolsters, chessboards,...

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Crewel Embroidery

Recreate the glorious shapes and textures of the past--flora and fauna--in magnificent crewel embroidery. Flowers with a Jacobean twist (such as Tudor roses); luscious fruit, like ripe strawberries and pomegranates; rabbits, lions, unicorns, and other creatures in historical guises; even the Tree of Life and the Garden of Eden: stitch all these breathtaking images on natural linen, using fine two-ply yarn. Colors range from classical to...

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