Design Needlepoint for Non-designers in this Upcoming Class

Learn to use quilts to make original needlepoint, copyright Napa Neeflepoint

Would you love to design your own needlepoint? But, I hear you saying to yourself “I’m not an artist.” The good news is that there is an easily available source for all the original designs you want. It’s a source that has been used successfully by many non-artists to make lovely works. And it’s a [...]

Needlepoint 101 from DMC

Originally posted 2011-08-20 07:16:42. Republished by Blog Post PromoterDMC has started a short series on beginning needlepoint on their blog. The first post has lots of information on the basics of canvas and thread. The second post talks about selecting threads. What I love about this post is that they have stitched examples, done on [...]

Learn Needlepoint Shading in this New Book

copyright Janet M. Perry & Art Needlepoint

It used to be that stitchers were not encouraged to try shading needlepoint at all until they had stitched quite awhile. Even then it was generally only needleblending that was taught. That notion ended up restricting our needlepoint, keeping it from looking as good as it could. We didn’t needleblend unless we had to, ending [...]