Needlepoint Rugs Author:Hope Hanley Handmade rugs are long-wearing, interesting to make, and beautiful. They can be any size or shape, in designs and colors fo the maker's own choosing. This book fully explains how to make them, the correct canvas and wool to select, the most effective stitches to use, and the special techniques of finishing -- joining pieces of canvas firmly&... more »nbsp;together, blocking and lining.
Diagrams are given for 26 stitches and for the various methods of joining, with special attention to borders and edges. Over 30 photos illustrate traditional and contemporary designs, from a child's bunny rug to the main altar rug in the National Cathedral, Washington.« less