Irish Stitch (Bargello) Wallet

Originally posted 2008-09-29 07:32:08. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI found a post this morning on a blog “My Crazy RevWar Life” about a charming wallet made in Irish Stitch, which is another name for Bargello, usually applied to Bargello on cloth. In the post she includes link to instructions on how to stitch Bargello, the [...]

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 . . [...]

Needle Artworks – Website Review

Originally posted 2002-12-07 22:22:33. Republished by Blog Post Promoter A crying need on the Internet has been for a place where outstanding needlework teachers could showcase their work and make it easy for us as stitchers to find those glamorous projects like the ones we do at Seminar. When Needle Artworks opened in 1998, it [...]

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 [...]