Table of contents for Needlecrafts for dummies / by Cheryl Fall.


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Introduction.
Some Assumptions.
How This Book Is Organized.
Icons Used in This Book.
Where to Go From Here.
Part I: Hooking Up.
Chapter 1: Getting Hooked on Needlecrafts.
Chapter 2: The Well-Equipped Workbasket.
Part II: Interpreting Designs in Embroidery.
Chapter 3: Creating Your Own Designs for Embroidery.
Chapter 4: A Perfect Fit: Enlarging and Reducing Patterns.
Chapter 5: Picking Threads and Fabrics.
Chapter 6: Transferring the Design to Fabric.
Part III: Keeping Yourself in Stitches.
Chapter 7: Free-Style Embroidery Stitches.
Chapter 8: Cross Stitch and Counted-Thread Techniques.
Chapter 9: Sensational Satin Stitching.
Chapter 10: Needlepoint Know-How.
Chapter 11: French Knot Embroidery and Candlewicking.
Chapter 12: Cutwork and Eyelet Embroidery.
Chapter 13: Machine-Embroidery Basics.
Part IV: Fine Finishing.
Chapter 14: Cleaning, Pressing, and Blocking.
Chapter 15: Hemming and Edge-Finishing.
Chapter 16: Lining or Finishing a Project.
Chapter 17: Mounting and Framing.
Chapter 18: Caring for Your Treasures.
Part V: On Your Own: Projects to Try.
Project 1: Cross-Stitch Bookmark.
Project 2: Free-Style Round Spring Centerpiece.
Project 3: Chain-Stitch Tulip Runner and Sachet Set.
Project 4: Long-Stitch Napkin Ring.
Project 5: Crewel Rose Placemat.
Project 6: Redwork Tea Cozy.
Project 7: Satin-Stitch Monogrammed Napkin.
Project 8: Blue Cross-Stitch Pillow with Blackwork.
Project 9: Country Wildflowers Cross-Stitch Set.
Project 10: Traditional Cross-Stitch Sampler.
Project 11: Plastic Canvas Delft Coasters and Holder.
Project 12: Chain-Stitch and Back-Stitch Green Runner.
Project 13: Floral Basket Needlepoint Picture.
Project 14: Assisi Embroidery Picture.
Project 15: Perfect Pears Needlepoint Pillow.
Project 16: Free-Style Tote Bag.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 19: Ten Terrific Needlework Suppliers on the Web.
Chapter 20: Ten Museums with Great Textile Collections.
Chapter 21: Ten or More Recommended "Reads".
Chapter 22: Ten Fun and Unusual Ways to Display Your Treasures.
Bonus Project: Making Tassles.
Index.
Book Registration Information.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Needlework