Originally posted 2009-03-04 07:45:34. Republished by Blog Post PromoterRight now the contents of my studio are piled across the hall where I cazn’t get to them. They are waiting for the carpet to be installed tomorrow. So disorganization is my watchword for the moment, and it is, all too often, the word which describes how […]

That’s Not Needlepoint — Book Review

dede Ogden, self-published 2011 One thing that needlepointers love is to look at each others work and to learn about the choices made in stitching it. That’s good, but even better is getting a look into the thought processes of a truly remarkable stitcher, such as dede Ogden. I’ve known dede almost as long as […]

Beth Kindler Hendzlik of Threadworx Journal – Designer Profile

needlepoint cardinal by Beth Hendzlink featuring Threadworx threads

Originally posted 2010-02-16 06:59:41. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I was so excited by the prospect of Threadworx Journal I signed up for it as soon as I heard about it. That was the start of a delightful friendship with Beth Hendzlink, the editor. She’s the endlessly creative talent behind the ezine as well as […]

White in Metallics

Lee Needle Arts needlepoint kimono using City Needlework Silk stitched by needlepoint expert Janet M. Perry

It used to be that if you wanted white in Kreinik metallics you used 032. That color, while white, has lots of translucent threads in it, so it tends to be rather sparkly and has flecks of other colors. A better, more clear white is 100 or, even better, 100HL. 100 is more sparkly than […]

Fast, FAST Needlepoint – Plastic Canvas Pendants

needlepoint pendants from plastic canvas from Crafty Pod

Originally posted 2010-06-11 07:31:30. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Are you looking for something fashionable, in any colors you like, and made of needlepoint as a gift or for something for yourself? How about these charming little geometric pendants? You use scraps of embroidery floss and 10 mesh plastic canvas. The shape can be rectangular, […]