Print Needlepoint Canvas on your Inkjet Printer

Originally posted 2008-07-15 08:24:16. Republished by Blog Post PromoterOver the weekend I learned about this great blog post from Judy Heim. It gives you step-by-step instructions for printing a needlepoint canvas on you inkjet printer. (scroll down past the copyright notice to get the instructions. I tried doing this several years ago, with MUCH less [...]

Making Needlepoint Samplers Personal

small stitch needlepoint sampler, designed by needlepoint expert Janet M> Perry

Sometimes I envy cross stitchers. There the sampler tradition is so strong and the idea of adding touches making a sampler personalized is often built into the design. For needlepoint samplers this is rarely the case. Needlepoint samplers. my own included, are projects that give examples of many stitches. That’s just fine, but what do [...]

You Are a Part of the Creative Conversation!

design copyright Kathy Schenkel, photo copyright Napa Needslepoint

Originally posted 2011-12-21 07:18:35. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI don’t like it when people criticize needlepoint saying it’s like “painting by numbers.” Being the daughter and granddaughter of very creative women, I have always seen, as have they, needlepoint as a very artistic and creative process. A blog post last week at The Textile Blog [...]

New Canvaswork – Book Review

Originally posted 2007-07-05 06:55:38. Republished by Blog Post PromoterNEW CANVASWORK Jill Carter, Batsford, 2007, ISBN-13:978-0-7134-8975-0 This wonderful new book from Englishwoman Jill Carter will inspire you and expand your notion of what you can do with needlepoint. For years I’ve looked at books on creative embroidery and wished that I could do that. I envied [...]