Needlepoint Rugs — Threads

thread selection for needlepoint rug

Originally posted 2009-07-30 07:26:25. Republished by Blog Post Promoter That picture is the daybed in my studio with many of the threads I’ve picked for my rug spread out on it. The rug uses motif’s from Owen Jones’ Grammar of Ornament and so that is there as well. Obviously I have lots of stash. Having [...]

Needlepoint Rugs – Stitches

owen jones needlepoint rug

Originally posted 2009-08-05 07:02:50. Republished by Blog Post Promoter When you are making a needlepoint rug, such as this one (a current project). You need to think before you stitch. Will it be hanging on the wall or be underfoot. This has implications not only for the thread (yesterday’s post), but also for the stitches [...]

Idea for a Quick Rug or Floor Pillow

leaf stitch on needlepoint rug

Originally posted 2010-05-29 07:51:41. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Here’s a great idea for a quick contemporary needlepoint rug. It was designed by Karen Barbe and complete instructions for the rug are on her blog. The key is to use rug canvas (if you can’t find it, try latch hook canvas). Ad you’ll need a [...]

Heirloom Needlepoint Eye Candy


Get a cool drink, relax, and enjoy some amazing heirloom needlepoint, both new and old, thanks to this post by Lisa Farmer on her blog, Eye for Design. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2013Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License Type:Non-commercial, Attribution, no Derivative workLicense Summary:You may copy this content, and re-publish it in unmodified form [...]

How to Decorate with a Needlepoint Rug

justin sancho, potomac residence 1a

In a lovely post earlier this week on Asmara there were 14 stunning rooms that featured needlepoint rugs. This is just one of them. Now making a huge needlepoint rug may not be in the cards for you (although you might rethink it after seeing these rugs). But we still can learn many lessons that [...]