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We are glad to be able to provide a selection of the A-Z book series by Country Bumpkin. In many embroiderers opinions, this series of books is by far one of, if not THE best book series available! Each one is packed full of detailed instructions with color pictures showing every step!

The Royal School of Needlework (RSN) is the international centr of excellence for the art of hand embroidery. With a thriving education program, the RSN offers a range of courses for beginners through to advanced. Their books reflect their teachings in stunning and easy to follow techniques.
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A-Z of Bead Embroidery - Country Bumpkin

This comprehensive guide to bead embroidery has over 440 step-by-step photographs showing all the techniques required, including tambour beading, beadpoint, padded beading, how to handle sequins and bugle beads and more.

Our Price: $18.95
A-Z of Crewel Embroidery - Country Bumpkin

This book introduces you to the tradition that is crewel embroidery and its transformation into an art form that is still popular today. The book is a perfect introduction for beginners and a 'must have' for more experienced embroiderers.

Our Price: $18.95
A-Z of Embroidered Flowers

A beautiful guidebook to embroidered flowers for enthusiasts of this traditional and much-loved needlecraft. A delightful guide to recreating an alphabet of blooms, from Alyssum to Zinnia, through the intricate medium of embroidery.

Our Price: $19.95
A-Z of Embroidered Motifs - Country Bumpkin

The A-Z of Embroidered Motifs is designed to encourage you to try new techniques, explore new horizions, and above all, to experiment.

Our Price: $18.95
A-Z of Embroidery Stitches - Country Bumpkin

The A-Z of Embroidery stitches is designed to encourage you to try new techniques, explore new horizions, and above all, to experiment.

Our Price: $18.95
A-Z of Embroidery Stitches 2 - Country Bumpkin

The ultimate reference guides for needleworkers with amazing projects, detailed step-by-step instructions and stunning photographs.

Our Price: $18.95
A-Z of Goldwork with Silk Embroidery - Country Bumpkin

Over 540 step-by-step photographs to help you create each one of the 8 featured projects like an expert, while learning more than 100 different goldwork and silk embroidery stitches and techniques.

Our Price: $18.95
A-Z of Needlepoint - Country Bumpkin

The book encompasses 65 stitches, including the most popular and commonly known, cross stitch and tent stitch, with easy to follow instructions and over 1200 step-by-step photographs.

Our Price: $18.95
A-Z of Ribbon Embroidery - Country Bumpkin

The appeal of ribbon embroidery is timeless and thousands of embroiderers have been captivated by its ease of use and fabulous results. Here you will find every stitch and technique fully explained with step by step photographs and clear instructions.

Our Price: $18.95
A-Z of Stumpwork - Country Bumpkin

400 clear step by step photographs and 20 beautiful designs. With its beginnings in seventeenth century England, stumpwork is today making a revival. Come join us for an exciting journey into the world of raised embroidery.

Our Price: $18.95
A-Z of Thread Painting - Country Bumpkin

This comprehensive guide shows all the stitches and techniques needed for thread painting, with fully annotated step by step photographs an detailed instructions.

Our Price: $18.95
A-Z of Whitework - Country Bumpkin

The ultimate resource for beginning and experienced needlecrafters who want to discover the timeless appeal of whitework in its many forms.

Our Price: $18.95
Apples to Zinnias

Instructions for stitches, leaves, flowers and everything you see in the embroidery.

Our Price: $17.95
Complete Book of Stumpwork Embroidery

Virtual cornucopia of nature-based designs--flowers, fruits, birds, animals, and insects--arranged in delightfully realistic patterns and interspersed with charming quotations. Elegant, useful, and inspiring, her book is a must-have for all dedicated embroiderers.

Our Price: $39.95
Encyclopedia of Beading Techniques

These practical projects show how you can add detail, texture, colour and originality to garments and accessories by incorporating beads into your knitting, crochet and needlework. Learn traditional and contemporary techniques.

Our Price: $19.95
Encyclopedia of Embroidery Techniques

The book includes 240 stitches, ranging from cross stitch to assisi and from machine embroidery to quilting, each one illustrated in full colour and accompanied by explanatory artwork.

Our Price: $19.95
My Lady Flowers

A collection of more than 80 Dimensional Embroidery floral designs and more than 100 stitch technique.

Our Price: $25.95
RNS - Applique

Featuring a rich selection of inspiring appliqu� pieces, this is primarily a practical, instructional guide that offers a complete grounding in all essential appliqu� techniques: it contains a comprehensive stitch guide and leads the reader through each technique using clear step-by-step photography and easy-to-follow expert guidance.

Our Price: $35.00
RSN - Bead Embroidery

Shelley Cox presents an expert guide to all aspects of bead embroidery, including information on counted thread beadwork, bead embroidery, beaded surface embroidery, and fringing. Here you will find stitches and technique for every sort of needlework that involves beads. Decorative effects are explored too, making this a fantastic source book and an invaluable reference for beadwork.

Our Price: $19.95
RSN - Blackwork

In this guide to blackwork, Graduate Apprentice and tutor, Becky Hogg, shows how to develop many different patterns from the basic blackwork stitches, using detailed instructions and beautiful examples of traditional and contemporary embroideries.

Our Price: $19.95
RSN - Canvaswork

Rachel Doyle presents an expert guide to canvaswork, and includes complete information on the major stitches while offering stunning new design ideas. Here you will find diagonal stitches, horizontal and vertical stitches, raised, textured and filling stitches.

Our Price: $19.95
RSN - Crewelwork

In this invaluable stitch guide, Jacqui McDonald, Graduate Apprentice and tutor at the Royal School of Needlework shows you detailed instructions on how to work basic and more complex stitches.

Our Price: $19.95
RSN - Goldwork

This much-needed book features all you need to create beautiful stitched work. Helen McCook includes the major stitches, with expert advice on padding, couching, using colour and mixing techniques. While covering the traditions of goldwork, she develops techniques offering innovative design, new ideas and inspiration.

Our Price: $19.95
RSN - Silk Shading

Sarah Homfray demonstrates the Royal School of Needlework's approach to the ancient craft of Silk Shading. Learn everything you need about the techniques needed, history of the craft and be inspired by work of the highest standards.

Our Price: $19.95
RSN - Stumpwork

In Stumpwork, Kate Sinton brings together all of the major techniques and stitches associated with stumpwork embroidery to produce a stunning book that reflects both her expertise as an embroiderer and her artistic talent.

Our Price: $19.95
RSN - Whitework

Traditionally white stitches on white fabric, and encompassing a range of techniques, whitework is both beautiful and elegant. Lizzie Lansberry provides a wonderful introduction combining the traditions with new ideas and contemporary design. She covers raised effects, pulled thread and decorative stitches, drawn thread and cutwork.


Our Price: $19.95
Shakespeare's Flowers in Stumpwork

It showcases 14 assorted flowers and fruits popular at the time, from the Apothecary rose, borage, heartsease, and periwinkle to redcurrants, barberries, plums, and strawberries.

Our Price: $34.95
Stumpwork & Goldwork Embroidery

The projects-such as the Persian Peony Tile and the Turkish Tulip Tile-combine jewel-like colors, rich metallic threads, and glittering beads.

Our Price: $34.95
Stumpwork Butterflies & Moths

Stumpwork Butterflies & Moths is the third in a series of stitched insect collections. There's everything from surface embroidery in lustrous silks for the Indian Moon Moth to stitched clear plastic for the Glasswing Butterfly.

Our Price: $34.95
Stumpwork Dragonflies

Nicholas...indulges her love of nature in this book devoted to needlework dragonflies formed from a variety of threads, beads, and delicate fabrics�

Our Price: $24.95