Picking Threads for Color, Threads & Quilts Club

Originally posted 2010-12-29 07:02:22. Republished by Blog Post PromoterLet’s say you are thinking about doing the 2011 Needlepoint Club (sign up here) or any other series of projects where you want either to explore color or make a set of coordinated but different pieces. But you don’t have much of a stash to use. You [...]

Types of Color Schemes

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Originally posted 2003-10-08 07:14:47. Republished by Blog Post PromoterColor schemes are so fascinating to me. You can spend a lifetime jiggling with them and still be surprised. Medium and technique change how colors work together and getting comfortable with the different types of color schemes can make your needlepoint sing. I tend to classify color [...]

Color, Threads, and Quilts – 2011 Club

needlepoint quilt block by janet m perry

Originally posted 2010-11-09 07:09:03. Republished by Blog Post PromoterA key to making lovely needlepoint is how you combine colors and how you use threads to enhance your design. Just as a painter picks the perfect paint to get a particular shade of blue, stitchers want to pick the perfect thread in both color and texture. [...]