Lovely, lacy, delicate, and easy to learn, traditional hardanger showcases beautiful counted threadwork and needle weaving. Embroider exquisite soft furnishings for the living, dining, or bedroom, and for unforgettably elegant gifts. These classic projects provide the ideal display for your stitching talents. A pretty scatter cushion, with an unusual openwork panel, would look fantastic tucked in the corner of a chair or sofa. Edge a window blind in a lace design that catches the light. Or make table runners and cloths; a breathtaking firescreen; lavender sachet; dressing table set; pillowcase; duvet cover, and more. All the stitches and techniques (including the kloster blocks --groups of satin stitches--that form the pattern's geometric motifs) appear in close-up photographs with simple instructions for the hardanger beginner. A Selection of Crafter's Choice Book Club.