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 [...]

Terry Dryden Needlepoint Stitch Sampler

Autumn Arrows by Terry Dryden (photo by Terry Dryden)

Along with being a terrific teacher, Terry also makes several of her designs available as kits or charts.Her newest design, Autumn Arrows, has just been released. It’s the first of a series of small geometric samplers that are 5 inches square when finished. This design features Treenways line of naturally-dyed silks. Future designs in the [...]

Cut Rate Crafts — Web Site Review

Originally posted 2010-10-21 06:57:54. Republished by Blog Post PromoterA new web site, Cut Rate Crafts, has discounted supplies for needlework and other crafts. Their home page promises discounts of 15-30% on their products. They also have free shipping on orders over $100. While it’s not fantastic for needlepoint, it does have some good products. Their [...]