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

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 [...]

October Twinchy Challenge – the Watercolours Challenge

Needlepoint Twinchy using Watercolours

Originally posted 2008-10-01 07:15:15. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This month’s Twinchy Challenge is a little different. There isn’t a them but a thread. Watercolours from the Caron Collection. Since it first came out, I’ve loved this thread and managed to accumulate a whole bin of it. And I bought three more skeins last week, [...]

Pod Post Twinchy

Originally posted 2009-01-17 18:36:05. Republished by Blog Post PromoterJohn Young created this Pod Post Twinchy himself, using what he calls the “bottom up” method of turning pictures into needlepoint. Here’s how he describes the process: ” I prefer going the “bottom up” way, using a pixel-art program like Pixen (for the mac) or GraphicsGale (for [...]

Quilts as a Source of Inspiration

Originally posted 2010-04-23 07:16:41. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This post from the archives is reposted as part of the Blast from the Past series. New content will return October 3, 2013. Patchwork Quilts remain a rich source of inspiration of design in all kinds of media, needlepoint not the least. Every time I look [...]