Happy Yarn Day to You!

Originally posted 2012-10-12 07:02:03. Republished by Blog Post PromoterLast week we had Plaidurday and, I’m told, today has been proclaimed “I Love Yarn Day” by the folks at the Craft Yarn Council. Although primarily aimed at knitters and crocheters, why don’t you shake up their world by showing them just how creative needlepoint can be? […]

Great Diagonal Stitches in New Class

(copyright Napa Needlepoint)

Diagonal Stitches, from Tent to the largest length of Gobelin, they are the workhorses of needlepoint stitches. They are also the focus of my upcoming 25 Stitches class. These three-lesson email classes are notebook classes with a twist — a sampler project showcasing the stitches. In the first two lessons you’ll learn the stitches, using […]

Byzantine Options – Part 2 – Free Project

jacquard stitch for needlepoint, diagrammed bu needlepoint expert janet m. perry

Originally posted 2012-05-09 07:25:25. Republished by Blog Post PromoterYesterday we got the material list, traced the outline and stitched it. Today we will stitch the blocks numbered 1-4 on the outline. Block 1: Jacquard This patch uses the green Petite Very Velvet (Very Velvet) and the metallic ribbon. This stitch is closely related to Byzantine, […]