Stash Busting Project – Stitch your Stash around the World

Originally posted 2008-08-07 12:06:45. Republished by Blog Post PromoterMy friend, Barbara Bergsten has just posted the start of a wonderful Scrap Bag Needlepoint project. The idea will be to use your stash threads to make a needlepoint Trip around the World quilt. I’m so excited about this, and not just because my stash is big. [...]

August Twinchy Challenge – Quilt Blocks

Borders on two-sides give needlepoint a contemporary look

Originally posted 2008-08-01 06:20:56. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Quilt blocks have got to be one of the most enduring themes in my needlepoint. They are #2 after Bargello. I hadn’t been needlepointing all that long when Needlepoint from Great American Quilts was published and I still have one of the many pieces I made [...]

October Twinchy Challenge – the Watercolours Challenge

Needlepoint Twinchy using Watercolours

Originally posted 2008-10-01 07:15:15. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This month’s Twinchy Challenge is a little different. There isn’t a them but a thread. Watercolours from the Caron Collection. Since it first came out, I’ve loved this thread and managed to accumulate a whole bin of it. And I bought three more skeins last week, [...]

Twinchy — Monthly Needlepoint Challenge

Maggie's Twinchy - July 2008 Theme: Letters

Originally posted 2008-07-01 06:57:59. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This is the start of a monthly challenge, I’m inspired to take up and I hope you will too. It shouldn’t take up too much of your time. The idea is to make a two inch square of needlepoint on the specific challenge theme each month. [...]

Southwestern Twinchy Gallery

suspai kachina mask charted for needlepoint

Originally posted 2009-01-31 06:57:18. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I just love this Twinchy. It showcases everything I like about Kachinas. It has feathers, lots of color, and antler horns. The stepped pyramid around the mouth represents the mesas of New Mexico and Arizona. The charts or drawings for all the Twinchies along with notes [...]