E Thor Carlson – Needlepoint Eye Candy

will-o-the-wisp-needlepoint

Originally posted 2010-09-25 07:05:16. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This totally amazing piece is done by American artist E Thor Carlson and is stitched in Padded Gobelin. Don’t you just love the twisting shapes and bright colors against the black. It’s just one of several fiber art pieces, including goldwork and cross stitch you can [...]

A Different Kind of Needlepoint

Looks at these guys for a different kind of needlepoint

If you learned to stitch long enough ago, needlepoint came with certain rules. Rules it was hard to break. Some of them included: The thread sghould completely cover the canvas. Needlepoint is supposed to be regular shapes. You can only stitch with wool, unless you are very rich, then silk is acceptable. For many of [...]

Needlepoint Napkin Rings

Originally posted 2009-02-23 05:48:40. Republished by Blog Post PromoterJudy Harper has made some posts on her FREEBIES, Etc! blog about making needlepoint napkin rings and bracelets. These are based on the jeweled borders in her crazy quilt heart series. If you have not been folowing this series in her POOSIBILITIES,Etc! blog, she has been doing [...]

Big Time Bargello Eye Candy

Liz Morrow Beatles Songbook Bargello Needlepoint

Originally posted 2009-01-09 06:46:34. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Liz Morrow has been a favorite needlepoint designer of mine for ages. I first started loving her stuff back in the 80′s when she had projects in Needlepoint News. Recently you’ve found some of her Bargello pieces in Needlepoint Now, including the amazing cover piece in [...]

Southwestern Twinchy Gallery

suspai kachina mask charted for needlepoint

Originally posted 2009-01-31 06:57:18. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I just love this Twinchy. It showcases everything I like about Kachinas. It has feathers, lots of color, and antler horns. The stepped pyramid around the mouth represents the mesas of New Mexico and Arizona. The charts or drawings for all the Twinchies along with notes [...]