Stitching Order & Focal Points in Needlepoint

Originally posted 2003-05-28 06:32:37. Republished by Blog Post PromoterWith the many different threads and stitches available to us as needlepointers, it’s easy to agree with the saying “This is not your Grandmother’s needlepoint!” We’ve come a long way from the days where endless streams of continental were done by dignified ladies. This is a very […]

Neon! Gelato! Graffiti! Mirrors!

This vintage Jadeite captures the milky pastels of gelato colors perfectly.

Originally posted 2012-10-01 06:46:15. Republished by Blog Post PromoterWhat do all these thing have in common? They are all aspects of current trends in color. As stitchers, much of what we do isn’t influenced by trends, but incorporating new color trends is a great way to make your needlepoint look current. Think about these ideas […]

Attic Windows II – Sneak Peek

monochromatic needlepoint showing texture

Originally posted 2008-11-25 07:42:03. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Here it is, the second of the Attic Windows needlepoint series. I finished it over the weekend. Mentally, and maybe even finally, I call it “Out of the Box” because all three stitches are variations of Box Stitches, The big square is a Scotch variation. The […]

Taking Color Cues from Fashion

Cashmere stitch needlepoint based on Native American rug pattern, designed and stitched by needlepoint expert janet m. perry

Originally posted 2012-01-17 06:54:24. Republished by Blog Post Promoter My husband thinks I’m sort of weird because I love fashion magazines. One big reason I love them is that they often give me ideas for needlepoint. One great thing is that you can use color combinations that they showcase to put together interesting combinations for […]