25 More Backgrounds Email Class

Are you perplexed by choosing a background? Do you wish you knew more stitches that would work for backgrounds? Would you like to learn some new techniques to create backgrounds? Then my newest 25 Stitches class is perfect for you. 25 More Backgrounds has all-new stitches and techniques that will make great backgrounds for your […]

Free Sampler Block for Jubliee in Pattern Darning

pattern darning quilt block, copyright Napa Needlepoint

This lovely block is called Morning Star. It features pattern darning. This bock is on the other side of Sawtooth, completing one row of the quilt. Pattern Darning is one of the easiest needlepoint techniques. It is capable of lots of variations, can be done very quickly and creates great results. It is also a […]

Color through the Ages Sneak Peek

needlepoint twinchie (2 inch square) using colors of ancient egypt, designed and stitched by needlepoint expert janet m.perry

Originally posted 2012-01-09 07:30:22. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Many of you have asked to see what the Twinchie projects for Color through the Ages will look like. This year’s needlepoint club is going to go beyond the traditional color schemes to look at color combinations that refer to a specific time, place, or object. […]

Explore Creativity in the Close to Needlepoint Retreat

tina close rooster needlepoint canvas from Art Needlepoint

Originally posted 2012-07-24 07:29:18. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I’m so excited about Art Needlepoint’s Fall Retreat (details & registration through the link). It’s in mid-October, in a glorious location, and will feature artist Tina Close. Her works are illustrating this post. The retreat will be held in a studio and so numbers are limited. […]

Jubilee Free Sampler Project – Needlepoint Plaid

Needlepoint plaid block, copyright 
Napa Needlepoint

This week we finish up the middle column of blocks with Shoofly. It goes next to Spool to finish up this column. The featured technique is needlepoint plaids. It uses a quilt block called Shoofly, one of the simplest nine-patch blocks. Needlepoint plaids were developed in the Needlepoint Renaissance of the 1970s. The sophistication of […]