Another Quilt-based Ornament

feathered star needlepoint ornament by janet perry for cyberpointers

Originally posted 2009-03-31 05:50:22. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I finished my second ornament for the CyberPointers book yesterday and its pictured above. It uses an expanded Scotch Stitch, designed by Jenny Morrow, as well as Half Scotches. In three shades of Watercolours and one of Silk & Ivory. It’s a needlepoint version of a […]

Ruth Dilts – Needlepoint Designer Extraordinaire

sunrise charted needlepoint by ruth dilts

Originally posted 2010-07-17 07:53:17. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Sara, from The Scarlet Quince has a phenominal interview with Ruth Dilts on her blog. They have a lovely selection of Ruth’s charts in their on-line store and have a special going on. It is of Sunrise, pictured above, available as a chart or as a […]

Jubilee Needlepoint Outside Border and Corners

copyright  Napa Needlepoint

This week we come to the end of Jubilee. We’ll be stitching the outside borders and the corner blocks. Corner Block In many kinds of quilts, the border is further embellished by having the corners done in yet another quilt block pattern. The corners of Jubilee use different threads to make a basic Nine Patch […]

Free Patterns of Needlepoint Quilt Block Coasters

copyright Althea de Brule

Over on About.com, Althea is giving us a delightful series of charts to make coasters based on great quilt blocks. The strong graphic designs would look great in bold colors to match your decor. 16-20 are planned. The first two series are out now. Series 1 includes: T Square, Ohio Star, Churn Dash, and Shoofly. […]

Attic Windows II – Sneak Peek

monochromatic needlepoint showing texture

Originally posted 2008-11-25 07:42:03. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Here it is, the second of the Attic Windows needlepoint series. I finished it over the weekend. Mentally, and maybe even finally, I call it “Out of the Box” because all three stitches are variations of Box Stitches, The big square is a Scotch variation. The […]