Needlepoint New Products – August 2012

Originally posted 2012-08-07 07:06:07. Republished by Blog Post PromoterNeedle Delights has announced the newest in their Double Delights series: Tangello. The two colors it features are orange and yellow. It’s a delightful sunny geometric in counted canvas. Julie Mar has a set of wildlife babies mini-socks or 3″ ornaments. There are a bunny, fawn, owlet, [...]

Jubilee Free Sampler Project – Needlepoint Plaid

Needlepoint plaid block, copyright 
Napa Needlepoint

This week we finish up the middle column of blocks with Shoofly. It goes next to Spool to finish up this column. The featured technique is needlepoint plaids. It uses a quilt block called Shoofly, one of the simplest nine-patch blocks. Needlepoint plaids were developed in the Needlepoint Renaissance of the 1970s. The sophistication of [...]

Survive the January Blahs at Calloway

Originally posted 2012-05-12 07:13:56. Republished by Blog Post PromoterCalloway Gardens School of Needle Arts takes place each January in this splendid setting. They have recently released the schedule for the 2013 session with a selection of two- and four-day classes. Many fantastic teachers come to Calloway to teach and this year is no exception. Jody [...]