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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Arts & Crafts Tree – Stitch Guide Sneak Peek

art deco style needlepoint tree from elements with beading and stitch guide by janet perry

Originally posted 2009-10-21 07:29:20. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I’m hoping to be finished with the beading later today, but isn’t this piece, my latest stitch guide, great? I love the Art Deco-inspired blocky style and how there is so much design impact from three colors and simple stitches. The canvas is by Elements Needlepoint [...]