Book of Hours Color Twinchy – Sneak Peek at New Color & Thread Club

illustration from medieval book of hours

Originally posted 2012-01-24 09:20:12. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Going from the earth and mineral colors that predominated the palettes of Ancient Egypt and Greece, the High Middle Ages seem to burst in a world of color and light. I have adored the bright, rich blues of medieval prayer books, or Books of Hours, since […]

Another Watercolour Twinchy

Needlepoint Christmas Ornament featuring Mosaic Stitch in leaf quilt design

Originally posted 2008-11-05 05:45:08. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I told you there was another one, complete with chart (below). It was hiding in one of the smaller piles on my desk. I was celebrating the start of CyberPointers by cleaning the desk off (cheap thrills I know but seeing the desk surface is so […]

Taking Color Cues from Fashion

Cashmere stitch needlepoint based on Native American rug pattern, designed and stitched by needlepoint expert janet m. perry

Originally posted 2012-01-17 06:54:24. Republished by Blog Post Promoter My husband thinks I’m sort of weird because I love fashion magazines. One big reason I love them is that they often give me ideas for needlepoint. One great thing is that you can use color combinations that they showcase to put together interesting combinations for […]

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 […]

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 […]