The Joys of Needlepoint Books

Originally posted 2009-04-05 06:47:13. Republished by Blog Post PromoterSue Dulles wrote a wonderful post recently on needlework books. It was originally written for a needlework magazine and expresses how we feel about our books, and her method to make them more immediately useful. I know how she feels. One of the first needlepoint books I [...]

Picking Threads for Color, Threads & Quilts Club

Let’s say you are thinking about doing the 2011 Needlepoint Club (sign up here) or any other series of projects where you want either to explore color or make a set of coordinated but different pieces. But you don’t have much of a stash to use. You don’t want to spend too much money, but [...]

Making Samplers from Needlepoint Picture Frames

Originally posted 2007-06-29 08:11:01. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThere are lots of really cool needlepoint picture frames out there. But I often hesitate to make them because they are lots of work, often expensive to finish, and you have to find a picture worth the needlepoint (not always easy). But one of my students came [...]

Round Robin Mini-socks Community Project

round robin needlepoint stitch sampler mini-sock designed by janet perry

Want to share the fun of needlepoint with other stitchers? Looking for a fun, fast project? Want to learn new stitches? Then contact me to become part of Nuts about Needlepoint’s 2011 Round Robin Mini-sock Exchange. When you fill out the form include your postal address (which will only be given to the people in [...]

Bargello Links

Originally posted 2006-09-27 22:26:07. Republished by Blog Post PromoterHere are some great Internet resources on Bargello to get you started on exploring this great technique or doing a Bargello project. Cathy’s Bargello Page http://hal.ucr.edu/~cathy/barg/barg.html – an outstanding resource with an historical essay, lots of links, and, best of all, outstanding patterns and pictures of her [...]