October Twinchy Challenge – Watercolours

Attic Window Needlepoint using overdyed thread

Originally posted 2008-10-31 07:05:21. Republished by Blog Post PromoterUsing a thread as your inspiration is a fantastic way to develop a color scheme, and one which you can do no matter how confident you are about picking out colors. This month’s Twinchy Challenge encouraged you to pick a color of Watercolours, find some threads which […]

Trimming the Tree – Part One

Vintage Christmas tree canvas from APC

Recently I bought this APC Christmas tree from Canvases be Gone (currently available from Vintage Needlepoint). I have another one from them and I’m planning to finish this as a stand-up to add to my Christmas tree collection. But while I like the tinsel and garlands and ornaments. I don’t want to stitch them. So […]

Threadworx Journal Is Adding a Gallery

Do you love Threadworx threads? Beginning in 2011 subscribers to the free journal will be able to submit pieces using Threadworx threads to the magazine. The piece can use these threads completely or only in a portion. Subscribers will get email notices for the submissions. They will be accepted all year long, but sometimes there […]

Lee’s Needle Arts

Originally posted 2009-09-16 07:08:39. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor all of us who love the Lee canvases and leather products a new owner has been announced. The new owner is Colonial Needle. Unless you also knit, you might not be familiar with their name. Along with making wonderfull rosewood knitting needles, they are also the […]

Organizing Odds & Ends of Thread

Originally posted 2008-07-29 07:52:33. Republished by Blog Post PromoterIf you’re like many of us, you have lots of bits of thread. And if you have long runs of thread, you think about how to keep them neat but still useful. You might use bags or stitch bows, but those cost money. You might reuse empty […]