Woman's Day Book of American Needlework Author:Rose Wilder Lane The Editors of Woman's Day began this work on the Story of American Needlework. There are numerous photographs and editing work that describes each project ranging from Embroidery, Crewel Work, Cross-Stitch, Needlepoint, Patchwork, Applique', Quilting, Hooking, Crochet, Knitting, Weaving, Candlewicking and Rugmaking. The book gives historical co... more »mmentary, how-to and directions for each craft along with beautiful photos from the American Crafter.« less
This is a good book for gorgeous photos of needlework including crochet, knitting, crewel and many others. It includes the history of each art form. I would have rated it higher if it had included more patterns. There are one or two patterns per art form only.