Charley Harper Needlepoint

charley harper golden book of biology cover

Originally posted 2009-07-25 07:03:22. Republished by Blog Post Promoter If you like the picture above, then you like Charley Harper. He’s the iconic artist who drew the picture and his work is wonderfully adaptable to needlepoint. This is a section of the cover he draw for The Golden Book of Biology, a book I got [...]

Plaid Scottie – Sneak Peek

Originally posted 2007-04-20 17:57:50. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I just love rendering plaids into needlepoint. Needlepoint can make exact replicas of any plaid. Tartans are just about the best. My latest stitch guide is this little Scottie from Cat’s Cradle. This makes an absolutley perfect introduction to needlepoint plaids for stitchers at any level. [...]

How to Approach a Hand Painted Canvas Needlepoint

jack russell hand painted canvas needlepoint from Cat's Cradle, stitch guide by Janet Perry

Originally posted 2010-02-22 07:39:19. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Stitching a painted canvas looks so easy. The colors are picked out for you and all you need to do is add threads and stitches — so why is it that so often we are not happy with the results? Since I discovered painted canvas (in [...]

Needlepoint Stitch Guides Site Now Open!

kelly clark needlepoint rooster, stitch guide by janet perry

Originally posted 2010-07-06 06:28:53. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThere’s no doubt about it, stitchers love stitch guides. Our appetite for them is almost insatiable. Talk to any designer and they will tell you shopowners ask about stitch guides all the time. If a designer has none, they wonder why not. If a designer has some, [...]

Freebie Alert — Poodle Outline

Originally posted 2009-08-08 07:43:16. Republished by Blog Post PromoterElle Decoration magazine has a delightful stencil of a poodle designed by Conrad Botes (from South Africa) available as a free download on their site. The link is at the top of the right column. So of it’s a stencil, why am I telling you about it [...]