March Twinchy Challenge – Vintage Children’s Toys and Books

Originally posted 2009-03-01 06:24:43. Republished by Blog Post Promoter>My eldest daughter, Maggie, loves children’s books. She even has a great blog devoted to them. As a result, I am often looking and finding vintage children’s illustrations which I think would make great needlepoint. I particularly love the kind which have that sweet Mid-century Modern look […]

September Twinchy Challenge Gallery

Coffee Mug Twinchy by Jocelyn

Originally posted 2008-09-30 06:15:07. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI must admit that I am tremendously behind this month, every project I needed to do or work on got delayed horribly. Including the Twinchy challenge. My food & drink Twinchies got no further than print outs for ideas. Jocelyn made this absolutely delightful Twinchy of a […]

Design Needlepoint for Non-designers in this Upcoming Class

Learn to use quilts to make original needlepoint, copyright Napa Neeflepoint

Would you love to design your own needlepoint? But, I hear you saying to yourself “I’m not an artist.” The good news is that there is an easily available source for all the original designs you want. It’s a source that has been used successfully by many non-artists to make lovely works. And it’s a […]

Quilt Block Twinchies Gallery

Quilt Block Needlepoint Twinchy Challenge August 2008

Originally posted 2008-08-31 07:30:58. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This Twinchy Challenge was so much fun. The Twinchy pictured above is a block called “Black Beauty” It’s stitched in two shades of Watercolours, the dark one for the border and the lighter one for the main blocks. The center block is a coordinating metallic, and […]

August Twinchy Challenge – Quilt Blocks

Borders on two-sides give needlepoint a contemporary look, c

Originally posted 2008-08-01 06:20:56. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Quilt blocks have got to be one of the most enduring themes in my needlepoint. They are #2 after Bargello. I hadn’t been needlepointing all that long when Needlepoint from Great American Quilts was published and I still have one of the many pieces I made […]