Needle Blending for a Dramatic Sky

botswana travel angel needlepoint from painted pony designs

Originally posted 2010-01-28 07:02:35. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Blending more than one shade of stranded thread in a needle greatly increases your color choice. Even so, it’s most common (and best( use is to shade needlepoint. For this it excels. Better yet, it’s much easier than it seems. Anne Stradal uses this technique often [...]

SuZy’s Lite Stitches – book review

copyright SuZy Murphy

by SuZy Murphy, self-published ( distributed by Rainbow Gallery). ISBN 0-9701330-3-0 SuZy Murphy has done it again! She’s come up with a wonderful stitch guide to another facet of needlepoint. SuZy’s Lite Stitches, her fifth book, covers stitches for covering a canvas lightly. In the introduction to the book, Murphy describes lite stitches as stitches [...]

Another Plastic Canvas Alert

Originally posted 2008-11-10 08:27:39. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI feel like I’m living vicariously through Sister Diane’s CraftyPod blog and her love for plastic canvas. Today she has another wonderful post about a great Japanese plastic canvas book. The projects in this book include a neat, graphic pencil cup and the most adorable coin purse [...]