The Stitch Sampler by Lucinda Ganderton (DK Books)

The Stitch Sampler by Lucinda Ganderton (DK Books)

This book is especially enjoyed by beginners because of the full color photos of the stitches. There are over 200 stitches explained in detail as well as tools, threads, frames and stitching techniques. Needlepoint, border, openwork and filling stitches are covered, giving a good basic background to anybody interested in the needlearts. This book makes a great gift for the new stitcher!