Originally posted 2010-04-01 07:59:39. Republished by Blog Post PromoterOne of the things that excites me most about needlepoint is all the creative new ways designers are finding to use needlepoint. Looking at the new products in this column you will see some new 3-D products in both painted canvas and charted needlepoint, new canvases, kits [...]
Dragonfly Lotus makes a wonderful line of hand-spun and hand-dyed threads (red my review of some of them). Recently they have come out with a charming line of semi-solid colors in frosted shades. These 17 colors combine lovely shades with a bit of white for that “frosted” look. The thread is a blend of merino [...]
Originally posted 2009-11-21 10:53:31. Republished by Blog Post PromoterGolden Gate Canvas Workers ANG, self-published, $25 Twenty years ago, a suburban San Francisco chapter of ANG decided to turn the results of their study of background stitches into a book. The book was revised in 2000, changing the charts to clearer, computer-generated charts. The book is [...]
With the Dallas Needlework Market happening, there are plenty of great new needlepoint products. They should be appearing in your shops soon. Canvas & Charted Canvas Leigh Designs’ new series is Espana. These eight designs feature bits of Spanish Lace for a cool “see through” effect. Ruth Schmuff has these neat wide needlepoint bows on [...]
Originally posted 2008-06-21 15:13:42. Republished by Blog Post PromoterToday I’m visiting Jane’s blog, Stitching Up a Storm in Alamo City, where I’m talking about the history of Bargello. It’s romantic, it’s interesting and it’s the stuff of legends, so do stop by.