For far too long needlepoint has been a hit or miss affair. While practitioners of almost every other art can find books and classes that teach them both how to do techniques but ways to know, before the first brushstroke is put on canvas or the photo is taken how to get the results you [...]
Originally posted 2003-09-18 06:56:49. Republished by Blog Post PromoterCeltic Art in Cross Stitch Barbara Hammet I just love Barbara’s two other books of cross stitch designs (Art Nouveau and William Morris), so I was delighted to see this new books. The book opens with a very good introduction about Celtic Art which looks at it [...]
For all these years I’ve been doing needlepoint, I’ve always seen things that inspire me: great ideas, lovely needlepoint, cool techniques. And until recently I’ve kept these by making notebooks, lots and lots of notebooks. But there are several problems with them. They are not organized take up too much space new ones can be [...]
Originally posted 2002-10-12 22:39:33. Republished by Blog Post PromoterAs a needlepointer, I find that often my work gets trivialized by artists and by people who do other fiber arts. Needlepoint suffers from a “little old lady” syndrome, which is completely out of sync with the reality of the art we produce, which is often far [...]
Originally posted 2010-02-08 07:41:20. Republished by Blog Post PromoterWendy Costa’s art has now been adapted to needlepoint and is available from Maggie Co. There are nine whimsical dresses and two delightful veggie designs that would be great in a kitchen. They are on 18 mesh.