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Title:
The illustrated book of needlecrafts
Author:
Toth, Cecelia K.
Publication Information:
New York : Hearst Books, 2001.

©1994
Physical Description:
255 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
General Note:
At head of title: Good housekeeping.

Includes index.
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9781588160355
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

With these lavish illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions, you'll become a master of all the needle arts--and make beautiful items to use and display. "Crafters discover the joys of appliqu#65533;, knitting, crochet, and embroidery in one book. Plenty of step-by-step photographs and precise instructions help crafters make their own garments, accessories, and household items."-- Arts & Crafts.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 6
Knittingp. 9
Equipment and yarnsp. 10
Casting onp. 12
Knit and purl stitchesp. 14
Correcting mistakesp. 17
Increasingp. 18
Decreasingp. 21
Selvagesp. 22
Binding offp. 23
Stitch gaugep. 24
Knitting terminologyp. 25
Textured patternsp. 26
Cable knittingp. 30
Simple projectsp. 36
Raised patternsp. 38
Openwork patternsp. 42
Using colorp. 46
Working from a chartp. 49
Color motifsp. 52
Colorful winter wearp. 56
Embroidering knittingp. 58
Knitting in the roundp. 60
Buttonholesp. 62
Trimmingsp. 63
Blocking and pressingp. 64
Seamsp. 65
Measuring upp. 66
Caring for your knitsp. 67
Crochetp. 69
Hooks and yarnsp. 70
Beginning to crochetp. 71
Basic crochet stitchesp. 73
Making the basic stitchesp. 74
Basic stitch variationsp. 77
Following patternsp. 79
Gaugep. 83
Increasingp. 84
Decreasingp. 85
Working with colorp. 86
Go for colorp. 90
More stitch variationsp. 92
Chevrons and motifsp. 94
Bobblesp. 95
Working in the roundp. 98
Shells, clusters and lacep. 102
Meshes and filetsp. 104
Summer sensationsp. 108
Afghan stitchp. 110
Afghansp. 112
Edgingsp. 114
Buttons, cords and finishesp. 116
Finishing and joiningp. 117
Embroideryp. 119
Tools and materialsp. 120
Preparing a framep. 122
Embroidery techniquesp. 123
Enlarging and reducingp. 124
Transferring a designp. 125
Heirloom stitchesp. 126
Flat stitchesp. 128
Crossed stitchesp. 130
Looped stitchesp. 132
Knotted stitchesp. 134
Couching and laidworkp. 136
Alphabets and monogramsp. 138
Samplersp. 140
Pulled threadworkp. 142
Drawn threadwork bordersp. 145
Smockingp. 146
Beads and sequinsp. 149
Special effectsp. 150
Blocking and mountingp. 152
Cleaningp. 153
Needlepointp. 155
Tools and materialsp. 156
General techniquesp. 158
Creating your own designsp. 159
Needlepoint stitchesp. 160
Tent stitchesp. 161
Diagonal stitchesp. 162
Crossed stitchesp. 164
Straight stitchesp. 166
Star stitchesp. 168
Looped stitchesp. 169
Needlepoint projectsp. 170
Bargello workp. 172
Christmas treasuresp. 176
Blocking and joiningp. 178
Care and repairp. 179
Patchwork and Quiltingp. 181
Equipmentp. 182
Fabrics and patternsp. 183
Templatesp. 184
Rotary cuttingp. 186
Patternsp. 187
Piecingp. 188
Basic patchworkp. 190
Special techniquesp. 192
Seminole patchworkp. 194
Folded starp. 196
Crazy patchworkp. 197
Log cabin patchworkp. 198
Appliquep. 200
Constructing a quiltp. 204
Assembling a quiltp. 205
Hand quiltingp. 206
Machine quiltingp. 207
Quilting patternsp. 208
Tied quiltingp. 210
Binding a quiltp. 211
Rugmakingp. 213
Tools and equipmentp. 214
Hand-hooked rugsp. 216
Punch-hooked rugsp. 218
Latch-hooked rugsp. 219
Braided rugsp. 220
Finishing techniquesp. 224
Pattern Instructionsp. 225
Indexp. 250

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