Color through the Ages Sneak Peek

needlepoint twinchie (2 inch square) using colors of ancient egypt, designed and stitched by needlepoint expert janet m.perry

Originally posted 2012-01-09 07:30:22. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Many of you have asked to see what the Twinchie projects for Color through the Ages will look like. This year’s needlepoint club is going to go beyond the traditional color schemes to look at color combinations that refer to a specific time, place, or object. […]

Explore Creativity in the Close to Needlepoint Retreat

tina close rooster needlepoint canvas from Art Needlepoint

Originally posted 2012-07-24 07:29:18. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I’m so excited about Art Needlepoint’s Fall Retreat (details & registration through the link). It’s in mid-October, in a glorious location, and will feature artist Tina Close. Her works are illustrating this post. The retreat will be held in a studio and so numbers are limited. […]

A Fiber Artist’s Guide to Color & Design – Book Review

Originally posted 2012-07-23 07:31:03. Republished by Blog Post PromoterHeather Thomas, 2011, Landauer Publishing, ISBN: 978-1-935726-09-8, $29.95 Subtitled “The basics & beyond,” this book is an outstanding resource for needleworkers. While the principles of both color and design are universal, it can be really hard to apply books design for painters and illustrators to our own […]

Color Schemes – Quilt Block Two Ways

Patchwork Ornament in Blue

Originally posted 2008-10-06 06:33:47. Republished by Blog Post Promoter One of the most common questions I get from stitchers is about planning a color scheme. For many people, this is difficult, I think often because we have so much from which to choose. But, to a large extent, that makes it easier because it’s pretty […]