Color Selection

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Originally posted 2008-10-04 07:12:05. Republished by Blog Post Promoter After my recent posting about selecting threads based on a choice of Watercolours, my friend Jan Fitzpatrick send me an email about her method of choosing thread colors along with this picture of a glorious Jean Hilton piece, French Perfume (available from Stitches from the Heart). […]

Squigee Catalog now Available on-Line

Originally posted 2011-04-10 07:03:16. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI always enjoy looking at Gail Hendrix’ delightful needlepoint designs. A tremendously creative artist she works in a variety of styles. Recently she put her catalogue up to view on her website. Along the right side of the page you can view her complete line, three catalog […]

Stunning Needlework Eye Candy

Blue Hills, copyright Dawn Donnelly, photo courtesy NAN

NAN held their annual meeting a couple of months ago. Part of the Assembly includes an exhibit of the most amazing an innovative needlework. For example, the wonderful Walking the Water’s Edge I saw first in photos from a NAN Exemplary a few years ago. Right now NAN has put up photos of many pieces […]

Learn Bargello with Erica Wilson

erica wilson's bargello needlepoint boots from her PBS series in 1971

Originally posted 2012-02-20 06:53:27. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThanks to the blog, Retro Renovation, we have a long (almost 15 minutes) seqment on Bargello. She shows examples of the stitching (including these great boots), she talks about the history of Bargello, show us how to start stitching and then shows us a lovely Jack-in-the-Pulpit design […]

Needlepoint Eye Candy in this Shop’s Gallery

Originally posted 2012-08-03 07:02:06. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI am in thrall with the gallery from Charleston’s It’s a Stitch needlepoint & knitting shop. Instead of working, I sat there enchanted with all the wonderful stitching there. Seeing as needlepoint shows are few and far between on-line slide shows like this are a wonderful way […]