On-line Gallery of Needlepoint

Painted Pony angel canvas, photo copyright Napa Needlepoint

The last two years Stitcherie has hosted Stitching Games. The rules are easy. Pick a canvas with at least ten areas to stitch. Then use the clues revealed each month to stitch an area of the canvas. By the ends of the month post a picture and explain how you used the clue. One canvas […]

Bargello Challenge – Virtual Book Tour Stop

Originally posted 2008-07-01 20:47:14. Republished by Blog Post PromoterCyn Davis (her blog is Cyn’s Stitches) and I did a Bargello Challenge this month for my stop at her blog on my Virtual Book Tour. There are two posts on her blog about it. One is by me and describes the idea behind the challenge and […]

Quilt Block Twinchies Gallery

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 […]

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, c

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 […]