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 […]

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 […]