Print Needlepoint Canvas on your Inkjet Printer

Originally posted 2008-07-15 08:24:16. Republished by Blog Post PromoterOver the weekend I learned about this great blog post from Judy Heim. It gives you step-by-step instructions for printing a needlepoint canvas on you inkjet printer. (scroll down past the copyright notice to get the instructions. I tried doing this several years ago, with MUCH less [...]

My Point Exactly – book review

Originally posted 2005-09-18 05:55:09. Republished by Blog Post PromoterMY POINT EXACTLY by Orna Willis Orna is one of my favorite people and I love the way she uses color and design in her geometric pieces. Her new book is an innovation in how needlepoint is presented as well as being crammed full with eight lovely [...]

Threadworx Journal – product review

threadworx journal cover february 2010

Threadworx, is fast becoming one of the most innovative thread companies around. Not only are they creating amazing threads, they have also come out with Threadworx Journal, a bi-monthly ezine, that sets a new standard in what can be done with needlepoint and new technology. UPDATE: The journal ceased publication after four issues, but print [...]

Blog Stitching — Needlepoint a Ladybug

whipped backstitch

My stitching for Super Bowl Sunday was to start working on the Ladybug. I love ladybugs, always have (but then I’ve never lived in a place with major infestations of them. This one is the Two-spotted ladybug, but there are many other kinds, not all of them red. The red is stitched in Double Woven, [...]

Oops!

Originally posted 2008-12-07 21:57:50. Republished by Blog Post PromoterSorry about that mostly blank post. Our Internet was down this morning, then I went to Mass, to a concert and then to dinner. I just got home. I’m about to settle down and do the post I would have done this morning if I hadn’t been [...]