Jubliee Free Needlepoint Sampler – Textured Stitches

Sawtooth, copyright Napa Needlepoint

Sawtooth can be found in the middle row below Dolley Madison Star. It uses textured stitches. Textured stitches are one of the real delights of needlepoint. They add interest to your canvas, create different impressions and provide the stitcher with a much more interesting project than simply doing Tent Stitch. When using textured stitches on [...]

Fall Needlepoint Products 2014

The newest Fall needlepoint products bring delightful painted canvases, new charts, a new kitmaker, and some delightful stitching accessories. Painted Canvases Voila has added some new geometric canvases sized for clutches. They each have matching belt canvases. Ashley Bradley has added a series of sugar skill in pillow-size 10″ square projects with checked borders. The [...]

Design Needlepoint for Non-designers in this Upcoming Class

Learn to use quilts to make original needlepoint, copyright Napa Neeflepoint

Would you love to design your own needlepoint? But, I hear you saying to yourself “I’m not an artist.” The good news is that there is an easily available source for all the original designs you want. It’s a source that has been used successfully by many non-artists to make lovely works. And it’s a [...]