Color through the Ages Sneak Peek

needlepoint twinchie (2 inch square) using colors of ancient egypt, designed and stitched by needlepoint expert janet m.perry

Originally posted 2012-01-09 07:30:22. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Many of you have asked to see what the Twinchie projects for Color through the Ages will look like. This year’s needlepoint club is going to go beyond the traditional color schemes to look at color combinations that refer to a specific time, place, or object. […]

Needlepoint New Products – August 2012

Originally posted 2012-08-07 07:06:07. Republished by Blog Post PromoterNeedle Delights has announced the newest in their Double Delights series: Tangello. The two colors it features are orange and yellow. It’s a delightful sunny geometric in counted canvas. Julie Mar has a set of wildlife babies mini-socks or 3″ ornaments. There are a bunny, fawn, owlet, […]

Jubliee Free Needlepoint Sampler – Textured Stitches

Sawtooth, copyright Napa Needlepoint

Sawtooth can be found in the middle row below Dolley Madison Star. It uses textured stitches. Textured stitches are one of the real delights of needlepoint. They add interest to your canvas, create different impressions and provide the stitcher with a much more interesting project than simply doing Tent Stitch. When using textured stitches on […]

Pattern Couching – Jubilee Free Needlepoint Pattern

Dolley Madison Star, copyright Napa Needlepoint

This weeks block is Dolley Madison Star and it features pattern couching as the technique. This block is directly below Spool, last week’s block. This technique is an adaptation of an old embroidery technique called Or Nue, where a layer of gold thread is laid down and then the stitching is done over it. Although […]