Designed for both beginning and experienced stitchers, this book has innovative stitches and techniques to stitch many of the most common elements found in landscapes, including water, plants, sky, ground, and structures. By showing the actual stitches on real needlepoint canvases, this book goes beyond the usual needlepoint book. With it you’ll learn easy needlepoint techniques that will enliven your work. With every technique explained in detail and with color stitch diagrams, this is a book you’ll use again and again. Part of the Art & Needlepoint series, How to Stitch Beginning Landscapes Realistically puts these designs within the larger context of art and shows how you, as a stitcher, are similar to the landscape painter. If you’ve looking for something that not only tells you about stitches but shows you how they can be used, this is the book for you.