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Quilt Block Needlepoint Twinchy Challenge August 2008

Originally posted 2008-08-31 07:30:58. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This Twinchy Challenge was so much fun. The Twinchy pictured above is a block called “Black Beauty” It’s stitched in two shades of Watercolours, the dark one for the border and the lighter one for the main blocks. The center block is a coordinating metallic, and [...]

Black Cats & Needlepoint

black cat janet perry

Originally posted 2009-10-03 07:16:48. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Its no secret that I like black cats. I’ve owned three of them (that’s Dot in the picture above), and I have many black cat canvases stitched and unstitched. The nice thing about black cats and needlepoint is that since they are associated with Halloween, it’s [...]

Makoto’s Cross-stitch Super Collection – Book Review

Originally posted 2011-04-07 07:26:28. Republished by Blog Post PromoterMakoto Oozu, North Light Books, 2009, $19.99 ISBN: 978-1-4403-0945-0 I have to admit, I’m a sucker for Japanese art of all kinds. And I’m particularly fond of those pixelated little graphics, sort of like what you find on old video games. Many times I’ve looked at books [...]

Stitch Alphabets & Numbers – Book Review

Circus alphabet, copyright Felicity Hall

120 Contemporary Designs for Cross Stitch and Needlepoint, Felicity Hall, David & Charles, 2014 $24.99 ISBN: 978-1-4463-0391-7 The British designer, Felicity Hall, is well-known for her bold graphic needlepoint, often featuring lettering and sayings. In her first book she brings this style to three alphabets and three sets of numbers, along with basic instructions and [...]