Author(s): Linda Wyszynski
The Complete Photo Guide to Needlework is a comprehensive how-to book about all of the most popular hand needle arts: embroidery, crossstitch, needlepoint, crewel, silk ribbon embroidery, and bead embroidery. For each type of needlework, there is an overview of the tools and materials used and complete instructions with photos and diagrams for all the stitches and techniques used for the craft. The organization provides easy access to information with step-by-step directions and 600 full-color photos for clear understanding. Easy projects allow the reader to try the techniques in each section. Galleries of needlework by various artists offer the reader examples and inspiration to pursue the hobby for themselves.
Linda Wyszynski is a professional needle arts designer who has 20 years experience as a freelance artist creating needlework projects. She is an international teacher, author of needlework textbooks, magazine articles, and multi-author books. Linda specializes in embroidery, silk ribbon embroidery, fabric beading, needle point, and crossstitch designs and enjoys using embellishments along with stamps and stencils to highlight needlework. She has received many awards for her designs.