"In Splendid Detail: Needlepoint Art
proves that there are other artists besides Kaffe Fassett bringing a fresh eye
to needlepoint these days. Reurs has divided her beautifully photographed book
into three stylistic categories: European, North American and Contemporary.
In each style she reveals a wonderful sense of what makes a memorable
This exquisitely produced book offers dozens of unusual needlepoint designs for pillows, seat cushions, tea cozies, slippers, framed pictures, and floor coverings. Catherine Reurs' designs range from oriental carpets to medieval tapestries to whimsical animals to contemporary Mondrian-inspired pieces. More than 70 finished pieces are shown in dazzling interiors.
Hardcover, 133 color pages with 20 design charts.
Splendid Needlepoint includes forty
marvelous needlepoint projects with items for every room in the house.
Catherine Reurs' designs are American with a European twist, imbued with her
very original color and design themes. Her designs appear rich and
intricate but are surprisingly easy to stitch. More than 40 finished
pieces are shown in a variety of beautiful interiors.
Hardcover, 128 color pages with 40 design charts and step-by-step how-to information.