Texas Needlepointer Profiled

needlepoint nativity stitched by Diane Bosworth

Diane Bosworth, author of Beards I have Known, was recently profiled in the Cleborne, Texas Times-Review. Diane is a well-known stitcher, teacher and former needlepoint shop owner. She has stitched over 150 Petei Santas, which served as her inspiration for her book. The book looks at different ways to stitch beards. The short article gives […]

The Friendship Tapestry

Originally posted 2008-03-05 08:28:56. Republished by Blog Post PromoterIn Iceland a remarkable cooperative needlework project is happening. It’s called The Friendship Tapestry and it welcomes contributions from stitchers all over the world. In the 261 patches (so far) 23 countries are represented and you can find just about every needlework technique in one or more […]

Tapis-tree Bags – Product review

Originally posted 2006-03-18 07:32:47. Republished by Blog Post PromoterTapis-tree (http://www.tapis-tree.com), Carolyn Barrani’s needlework company, has created one of the most innovative ideas I’ve seen in self-finishing. Carolyn makes velvet bags, boots, and Christmas stockings, with ribbon trim which can hold finished needlepoint. The velvet items are sold with hand-painted canvases to match. Stitch the canvas, […]