Last Call Quilts & Needlepoint

scrappy squares needlepoint quilt free project, designed by needlepoint expert janet m. perry

While you are enjoying Thanksgiving leftovers, I’ll be busy working on the first lesson for the Quilts & Needlepoinnt class. The class begins on Monday and I’m so excited about it. If you understand quilts and quilt blocks, you have the start of an amazing and never-ending source of your own original projects. Projects that […]

How a Passion for Needlepoint Blossomed Into a Business

copyright Elizabeth Bradley

Thanks to the folks at Elizabeth Bradley Designs for the permission to reprint their lovely article about Elizabeth Bradley. Liz Bradley had been collecting and restoring original Victorian needlework patterns and pieces for many years before deciding to pursue needlework as a business venture. After leaving university in 1969, she ventured into business as an […]

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 […]

A Short Miscellany

gertrude jekyll-1880-embroidered cushion seat cover 2

Originally posted 2011-09-13 06:52:11. Republished by Blog Post PromoterA couple of things that are just too good to pass up in the post today. Remember my post about “Destination Needlepoint?” Well needlepoint.com is having a virtual trunk show of some of the company’s travel ornaments on their site. There you will find pieces from In […]