Are You Afraid of Combining Colors? Here’s Help

Originally posted 2012-06-11 07:05:18. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Jane Wood pointed out this wonderful post on Ravelry about how to combine colors last week. For many of us, we’re fine as long as the colors are picked for us as they are on painted canvases. But move away from this and we’re afraid. We [...]

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 [...]