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Plastic Canvas
Rug Making


Bargello (2)

a straight stitch worked in a high and low relief pattern to form a variety of zigzag or oblique designs

Crewel (2)

decorative embroidery done with crewel yarn on cotton or linen, using simple stitches traditionally worked in floral or pastoral designs

Crochet (45)
needlework done with a needle having a small hook at one end for drawing the thread or yarn through intertwined loops
Embroidery (3)
the art of working raised and ornamental designs in threads of silk, cotton, gold, silver, or other material, upon any woven fabric, leather, paper, etc., with a needle

Knitting (139)
the act of forming a fabric by looping a continuous yarn
Plastic Canvas (2)
needle craft worked with wool on a plastic grid canvas
Quilting (1)
stitching together (two pieces of cloth and a soft interlining), usually in an ornamental pattern
Rug Making (3)
a thick fabric for covering part of a floor, often woven of wool and often having an oblong shape with a border design
Sewing (33)
to join or attach by stitches

Smocking (6)
embroidery stitches used to hold gathered cloth in even folds

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Beinecke - Basic Needlery Stitches on Mesh Fabrics
26 plates illustrating the stitches and patterns and one sampler pattern.
Price  C$ 20.32
Christensen-Little Craft...needlepoint simplified
If you already know a few basic stitches but were wondering how to use them—or if you have never before held a needle and canvas—or even if you have made several successful pieces but are searching for new ideas—needlepoint simplified is for you!
Price  C$ 23.93
Coats & Clark Inc. - Learn How Book No. 170-A (PB)
Price  C$ 26.56
Feldman, Annette - Hat Book, The 1st Ed 1st Ptg PB
This book shows both the beginning and experienced needlecrafter how to create dozens of simple, attractive, and easy-to-wear hats in keeping with the casual and practical dictates of contemporary fashion.
Price  C$ 50.02
Fisher, Joan - Guide to Needlecraft (HB/DJ)
This practical book is designed to help everyone to achieve success and enjoyment in needlecraft. Dressmaking, embroidery, tapestry, knitting, crochet, macramé and soft furnishings are all included and illustrated with 200 black and white pictures and 40 pictures in full color.
Price  C$ 27.92
Golden Hands Volume 2 (Knitting, Needlecraft) (HB)
A Comprehensive Guide to Knitting, Dressmaking, and Needlecraft
Price  C$ 27.92
Gray, Jennifer - Canvas Work (1st Ed 1st Pr HB/DJ)
128 pages
231 black and white photographs
131 diagrams
Price  C$ 26.13
Guide to Looped and Knotted Stitches (PB)
Mira Silverstein's Guide to Looped and Knotted Stitches
Price  C$ 25.04
Hanley, Hope - Needlepoint (HB/DJ)
Here is a really comprehensive guide which can be used by everyone, beginner or expert. In addition to the stitch diagrams and instructions, full information and advice is given about choosing materials and blocking and mounting finished pieces. It also tells how to make one’s own designs and transfer them to the canvas.
Price  C$ 21.28
J. & P. Coats - Learn How Book No. 170-B (PB)
Price  C$ 15.27
Johnson - Trans-Canada Stitcher's Guide, The (PB)
The Trans-Canada Stitcher's Guide A Comprehensive Guide to Canada's Fabric and Needlework Shops (Where to find the Good Stuff)
Price  C$ 42.66
May, Marian - Decorative Stitchery (HB)
Embroidery and Appliqué
In Easy, Adaptable Projects
Gift Ideas
Accessories for the Home
Price  C$ 19.46
McCall's Needlework Treasury (12th Ptg HB/DJ)
Embroidery, Knitting, Quilts, Rugs, Crochet, Tatting, Hand Loom Weaving
379 Stitches and Needlework Techniques
Price  C$ 39.66
Rodway, Pamela - Leisuretime Children's Clothes
Easy to make clothes for 1-10 year olds
Price  C$ 24.60
14 items total

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