Turning Halloween to Christmas; a Lesson in Personalizing a Design

kathy schenkel black cat needlepoint canvas personalized as christmas ornament by needlepoint expert janet m. perry

Originally posted 2012-07-17 07:24:49. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Jack o’Lanterns, bats, kids in costumes and . . . black cats; all these are things we associate with Halloween. That, I’m afraid can pose a big problem for people like me who own (and love) black cats. If I had a dime for every black [...]

Offset Chevron Bargello Ornament Free Project

Braided Stripe Quilt, copyright Anne & Will

This Offset Chevron Bargello Ornament Free Project is so easy, you’ll start it tonight and have it finished tomorrow. Inspired by a modern quilt, pictured here, diagonal lines of Straight Gobelin change directions along an off-center line. Our design creates a stronger line because all the diagonal rows will start and stop along a straight [...]

Upcoming Projects from DebBee’s Designs

copyright DebBee's Designs

In a recent blog post, Debbie Rowley, the delightful mind behind DebBee’s Designs reflected on what designers do between trade shows. I know from experience and from talking to designers that she neglecting all the hard work of getting out orders and concentrating instead on the fun things, new pieces she’s designing. THese fall into [...]

Color Schemes – Quilt Block Two Ways

Patchwork Ornament in Blue

Originally posted 2008-10-06 06:33:47. Republished by Blog Post Promoter One of the most common questions I get from stitchers is about planning a color scheme. For many people, this is difficult, I think often because we have so much from which to choose. But, to a large extent, that makes it easier because it’s pretty [...]