Making Needlepoint Samplers Personal

small stitch needlepoint sampler, designed by needlepoint expert Janet M> Perry

Sometimes I envy cross stitchers. There the sampler tradition is so strong and the idea of adding touches making a sampler personalized is often built into the design. For needlepoint samplers this is rarely the case. Needlepoint samplers. my own included, are projects that give examples of many stitches. That’s just fine, but what do [...]

Glow-in-the-dark Threads

canvas copyright Sandy Grossman-Morris, photo copyright Napa Needlepoint.

Let’s say you want to do some Halloween stitching.Let’s also say you want to enhance the scare factor by making some parts glow-in-the-dark. What threads can you choose to get this effect? Kreinik makes glow-in-the-dark threads in metallics in several sizes. You’ll know these because the numbers all have “F” after them. Their conductive thread [...]

AMH Designs iPod/phone Cases

Originally posted 2008-11-07 07:12:32. Republished by Blog Post PromoterAMH Designs has made a huge impact both in and outside the needlepoint world. Amy’s modern designs and inventive uses of needlepoint have been talked about everywhere. I just love her clean, modern style and the way she is making needlepoint easy for people who have thought [...]