Bright in spring colors (with four choices), you’ll love Laura Perin’s upcoming cyberclass, Spring Patchwork. The class begins in May and features a shade of multi-colored silk. Learn more here.
The first log to be stitched will be the shortest log in the sampler and will be worked in the lightest shade of my minor color, blue. For me this is white. Genny’s variation on the Scotch Stitch, below, is an interesting one, but just a bit too small (one thread) to fit evenly into […]
Being in love with thread and color as I am, is it a surprise that I love overdyed threads? Being a needlepointer, is it a surprise that I have found them so frustrating that I’ve spent years developing techniques to use those threads but nit get the dreaded diagonal stripes that are so infuriating? That’s […]
Originally posted 2012-09-07 07:04:23. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This lovely design, Philadelphia Journey, was designed by Orna Willis and donated to the American Needlepoint Guild for their 40th Anniversary Celebration last month. All attendees at Seminar got the instructions. Now Orna is extending the celebration. If you would like a copy of the full-color […]
Diagonal Stitches, from Tent to the largest length of Gobelin, they are the workhorses of needlepoint stitches. They are also the focus of my upcoming 25 Stitches class. These three-lesson email classes are notebook classes with a twist — a sampler project showcasing the stitches. In the first two lessons you’ll learn the stitches, using […]