Making Needlepoint Samplers Personal

small stitch needlepoint sampler, designed by needlepoint expert Janet M> Perry

Sometimes I envy cross stitchers. There the sampler tradition is so strong and the idea of adding touches making a sampler personalized is often built into the design. For needlepoint samplers this is rarely the case. Needlepoint samplers. my own included, are projects that give examples of many stitches. That’s just fine, but what do [...]

AMH Designs iPod/phone Cases

Originally posted 2008-11-07 07:12:32. Republished by Blog Post PromoterAMH Designs has made a huge impact both in and outside the needlepoint world. Amy’s modern designs and inventive uses of needlepoint have been talked about everywhere. I just love her clean, modern style and the way she is making needlepoint easy for people who have thought [...]

Needle Blending for a Dramatic Sky

botswana travel angel needlepoint from painted pony designs

Originally posted 2010-01-28 07:02:35. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Blending more than one shade of stranded thread in a needle greatly increases your color choice. Even so, it’s most common (and best( use is to shade needlepoint. For this it excels. Better yet, it’s much easier than it seems. Anne Stradal uses this technique often [...]