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 [...]

Vintage Needlepoint – Anne Orr Maple Leaf

needlepoint maple lea chart, designed by anne orr

Originally posted 2009-10-26 16:57:12. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This is a simple maple leaf from Anne Orr. Isn’t it great? It’s so simple that it could be a beginning project if you wanted to try counted needlepoint. I’m also thinking it would be great for other techniques using charts like beadwork, filet crochet or [...]