New Methods in Needlepoint Author:Hope Hanley Thirteen basic designs for quick and easy working, with full directions for home finishing — Sofa cushions to accent new slipcovers? A tote bag for a sprots outfit? Matching purse and glasses case to go with the tote bag? Instead of investing in expensive materials and spednign hours in work, anyone can make decorative and useful accessories chea... more »ply, easily, and quickly, best of all, can finish them completely at home. Hope Hanley, author of Neddlepoint, has developed techniques using the binding stich to give a professional finsih and to speed and simplify the making of many articles.
Full instructions are given here for thirteen fun-to-make projects, with every step illustrated by diagrams and photographs. Additional suggestions are given for other things which can be made with the same general directions. The articles are gay and attractive, very contemporary in design and purpose. They are appropriate not only for personal use and gifts, but also for such activites as church fairs, Girl Scout merit badges, therapy for yound and old.
Mrs. Hanley believes that doing needlepoint should be an enjoyable occupation resulting in smart, practical everyday pieces as well as beautiful, finely-worked heirlooms. This book, which bypasses hours of painstaking, eye-straining stiching, should win many new enthosiasts for this ever-fascinating art.« less