Exciting Needlepoint in Pittsburgh in April

Come visit me at Needlepoint Breeze next month.

Do you live in Western Pennsylvania? Are you looking for help to pick you perfect canvas? Are you perplexed by a canvas in your stash and would like suggestions for what to do? Then help is on the way! On Wednesday, April 23, I’ll be at Needlepoint Breeze in Pittsburgh for a full day of [...]

Get Started on a Lifelong Needlepoint Journey with my Free Class

beginning needlepoint stitch sampler designed by needlepoint expert janet m. perry

If you asked a needlepointer why she stitched she’ll tell you she finds it relaxing, creative, and meditative. It’s an artistic pursuit, a comfort in difficult times, a joy to share with others, and a steady companion. How many other things in your life are this? Why don’t you share the joy of needlepoint with [...]

Joy of Counted Canvas

Originally posted 2010-07-10 07:49:50. Republished by Blog Post PromoterGet on over to Mary Corbet’s site where she has a delightful guest post by Sara Leigh Merrey about counted canvaswork. It’s simply delightful and you’ll love the close up pictures of the projects as Sara tells her tale. Then you can follow more of her stitching [...]

Learn Exciting Bargello in this San Francisco Class

Crazy Quads is one of two exciting Bargello pieces in my new class

Bargello Needlepoint is hot! Not only is it incredibly easy (you can learn it in a minute), but it can be traditional or contemporary, subtle or bright, colorful, or monochromatic. I’ve loved Bargello for almost 45 years and I never get tired of it. You’ll go crazy for my exciting new Bargello class at Needlepoint, [...]

Learn How to Shade with ANY Thread


Originally posted 2011-08-10 07:36:31. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Most people think the only way to create shaded needlepoint is to use stranded threads and a technique called needleblending. But this just isn’t true. You can create beautifully shaded needlepoint with any thread, using this innovative technique of single strand shading. Ombre, the fiber art [...]