El Molino Rayon Thread from Presencia

El Molino rayon thread

Today’s guest post comes from Michelle Hufford from Come to the Point, a lovely shop in San Rafael, CA. ************* I have often been asked why I don’t sell DMC products. Simple – you can get them anywhere. I wanted something that wasn’t available in Marin County. While scouting options, I was fortunate enough to [...]

Plastic Canvas Podcast

Originally posted 2008-07-30 07:58:36. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Plastic Canvas, more than any other kind of needlepoint, has a bad reputation. Even among needlepointers. For most people it conjures up picture of tissue boxes, acrylic thread, and garish colors. I know, my beloved Grandmother loved plastic canvas and I have several pieces she did. [...]

Stitches a la Carte – Book Review

Melissa Shirley house, photo copyright Napa Needlepoint

Lynda Richardson, Dream House Ventures, 2014, ISBN: 978-0-692-26349-3 This book is such a delightful resource for every stitcher. If you are a beginner, you’ll get lots of stitch patterns that only need Tent Stitch. If you are a more experienced stitcher, you’ll find plenty of great ideas to bring life to many projects. There are [...]

Quilt Block Twinchies Gallery

Quilt Block Needlepoint Twinchy Challenge August 2008

Originally posted 2008-08-31 07:30:58. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This Twinchy Challenge was so much fun. The Twinchy pictured above is a block called “Black Beauty” It’s stitched in two shades of Watercolours, the dark one for the border and the lighter one for the main blocks. The center block is a coordinating metallic, and [...]