Introducing Stitches for Needlepoint Classes

Originally posted 2013-01-10 07:01:58. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Have you been frustrated because you don’t feel confident in picking stitches to go with a thread? Do you wish you had a notebook that you could use that showed you stitch variations, stitches in different threads and stitching effects? Are you always wanting to try […]

Another Quilt-based Ornament

feathered star needlepoint ornament by janet perry for cyberpointers

Originally posted 2009-03-31 05:50:22. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I finished my second ornament for the CyberPointers book yesterday and its pictured above. It uses an expanded Scotch Stitch, designed by Jenny Morrow, as well as Half Scotches. In three shades of Watercolours and one of Silk & Ivory. It’s a needlepoint version of a […]

Needlepoint Videos from Kreinik

Originally posted 2009-07-13 06:43:12. Republished by Blog Post PromoterLike many other needlepointers, I love Kreinik threads and use them often. I have several drawers in my thread stash devoted to them and often they inspire a piece of needlework. But now Kreinik has given us even more to teach and delight us. They have videos […]

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 […]

Jubilee Block – Needlepoint Marble

free needlepoint sampler project, copyright Napa Needlepoint

We finish up the blocks for Jubilee with the most delightful Tent Stitch technique — a needlepoint version of marble! It uses a technique developed by David McCaskill for one of his teaching pieces which allows the stitcher to make faux marble designs on canvas. It is a simple technique which gives amazing results. Nonsense, […]