Does Shading with Needleblending Confuse You? Learn with my Upcoming Class!

Originally posted 2011-10-06 07:08:18. Republished by Blog Post Promoter For a very long time, I found shading using stranded threads and needleblending really confusing. I did it once. The result looked good but I thought of it as a desparation move when I couldn’t find the right shade of thread. I didn’t use it again [...]

Annie Lane Ornament Stitch Guides Coming

The first of my stitch guides for Annie Lane's ornaments (photo & stitching by Janet M. Perry)

You may have seen and admired the whimsical and very funny designs of Annie Lane, available from Wellesley Needlepoint. If you haven’t yet, go take a look. They are full of puns and make great needle point because they feature large stitchable areas with plenty of space for trying new stitches, threads, and techniques. I’m [...]