Jubilee Needlepoint Free Pattern in Blackwork

Star Cross block, copyright Napa Needlepoint

This week’s block is called Star Cross and features Blackwork. It completes the row with Box and Spool. Blackwork is a great needlepoint technique and ideas for blackwork patterns can be found just about everywhere. This simple variation of the basic Nine-Patch block uses two different blackwork patterns, relieved by triangles of Tent Stitch. The […]

Last Call Quilts & Needlepoint

scrappy squares needlepoint quilt free project, designed by needlepoint expert janet m. perry

While you are enjoying Thanksgiving leftovers, I’ll be busy working on the first lesson for the Quilts & Needlepoinnt class. The class begins on Monday and I’m so excited about it. If you understand quilts and quilt blocks, you have the start of an amazing and never-ending source of your own original projects. Projects that […]

Last Day to Sign Up for 2012 Color Club

Originally posted 2012-03-14 07:23:09. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Today is the last day to sign up for this year’s color club, Color through the Ages. Through charted Twinchies (2″square needlepoint) based on quilt designs, club members will explore color schemes typical not just of ancient times, but of the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and […]