Teaching Needlecraft - By Rosemary Cornelius, Peg Doffek, Sue Hardy

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Teaching Needlecraft

A handbook for the beginning instructor

Written by: Rosemary Cornelius, Peg Doffek, Sue Hardy
Category: Non Fiction
Genre: Crafts, Knitting & needlecraft

Book Details:

ISBN 10: 044221673
ISBN 13:
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company
Date Published:
Condition: Good
Appearance: Some foxing throughout still in good usable condition


A HANDBOOK FOR THE BEGINNING INSTRUCTOR. If you're an experienced needlecrafter, you've probably thought about teaching but don't know where to begin. Here is a book that makes it easier. It provides complete guidelines for the beginning teacher in four areas of needlecraft Crewel Embroidery, Needlepoint, Counted Cross Stitch, and Patchwork and Quilting. This practical handbook gives you detailed lesson plans, sampler patterns, and a wealth of hints and sug gestions. Based on the authors' many years of experience, the ideas in this book are designed to put you at ease in the classroom by teling you what to teach and how to teach it. The authors start by discussing professionalism, finding a job, setting up a class, classroom facilities and procedures, and more. Hints are in cluded for teaching students with special needs. There is also important information on advertising and publicity, purchasing materials, salary and contract provisions, registration, collection of fees, and scheduling. Lesson plans are provided for courses of varying lengths, from the two- hour mini-course to the more inclusive ten-week course. There is a sam pler pattern for each course, as well as pages containing stitch diagrams and other important information that can be photocopied directly from the book and distributed to the students.

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