Last Day to Sign Up for 2012 Color Club

Originally posted 2012-03-14 07:23:09. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Today is the last day to sign up for this year’s color club, Color through the Ages. Through charted Twinchies (2″square needlepoint) based on quilt designs, club members will explore color schemes typical not just of ancient times, but of the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and […]

Miniature Embroidered Patchwork – book review

Originally posted 2004-03-17 14:54:39. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Margaret Major, Guild of Master Craftsman (distributed by Sterling), $19.95, ISBN 1-86108-341-6 In the foreword to the book, the editor of Doll’s House magazine enthuses about Margaret Major’s lovely miniature embroidered quilts. From the wonderful selection of projects in this book, I can easily understand why. […]

Introducing Senor Rooster

Annie Lane design, photo copyright Napa Needlepoint

Senor Rooster, one of Annie Lane’s delightful characters, is literally dressed up like a Christmas tree. He’s my newest stitch guide for Wellesley Needlepoint. He’s got a Santa’s hat, with easy-to-stitch fur trim. His feathers are a seasonally appropriate green. Best of all he’s ready to get down at the farm’s party with his Christmas […]