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 […]

How a Passion for Needlepoint Blossomed Into a Business

copyright Elizabeth Bradley

Thanks to the folks at Elizabeth Bradley Designs for the permission to reprint their lovely article about Elizabeth Bradley. Liz Bradley had been collecting and restoring original Victorian needlework patterns and pieces for many years before deciding to pursue needlework as a business venture. After leaving university in 1969, she ventured into business as an […]

How to Make an Elaborate Egyptian Hairdo

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Originally posted 2012-04-27 07:36:58. Republished by Blog Post PromoterOver on Needlepoint Teacher, Susan Sturgeon Roberts’ blog, is a wonderful detailed post on how to stitch this elaborate Egyptian hairstyle. Now stitching the Queen of the Nile may not be in your plans, but there are plenty of things to tale away from this post. How […]

Fantastic Video on Beading with Great Eye Candy

Originally posted 2011-11-19 06:47:55. Republished by Blog Post PromoterBeadpoint is the technique of stitching a needlepoint canvas entirely in beads. There have been a few books on the technique (one reviewed here) but it can still be confusing to many stitchers. I found a simply fantastic video on YouTube on beadpoint. In it you’ll learn: […]