Needlepoint Inspiration – National Parks Posters

vintage national parks travel poster

The beauty of America’s National Parks has inspired artist of all kinds (think of photographer Ansel Adams’ classic pictures of Yosemite). It can also inspire you and your needlepoint. Today I’ll point you to some delightful sites with great ideas for needlepoint. The WPA (Works Progess Administration) was an organization during The Depression that allowed […]

Why a Custom Stitch Guide?

It sits there in your stash tempting you. On the wall at the LNS you couldn’t resist it. Now it’s home and you don’t know how to stitch it. What you need is a stitch guide. But one isn’t available. Or it is too hard. Or it uses threads you don’t like. Or . . […]

Threads Kimono Cyberclass Now Open

Patt & Lee needlepoint kimono showcasing threads in on-line class by Janet Perry

Threads, they can make or break a canvas. How many times have you found yourself wishing that you knew how to use that luscious new thread you see in your LNS?How many times have you tried to use a new thread and found yourself frustrated? My new kimono class, beginning July 10, focuses on needlepoint […]

Celebrate “C” – Come Stitch with Me!

C block for the Celebrate! Come Stitch with Me Needlepoint Sampler

Originally posted 2008-08-18 06:30:12. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This is the first stitch in Celebrate!, a needlepoint stitch sampler. It will go into the left block in the top row. The alphabet I used for this stitch is available free on the Internet. It is Americana 18 from Tink Boord-Dill. The chart for the […]

TNNA Round-Up, Part 1

There’s lots of new items premiering at TNNA, beginning today. In posts today and tomorrow, you’ll hear about what’s new at the show. Whenever possible, I have included links to pages with the new designs. Many designers don’t have these pages up yet, so keep checking back for the new items. Barbara Bergsten’s delightful designs […]