Putting It All Together – Part 2

Lee Needle Arts canvas, photo copyright Napa Needlepoint

In yesterday’s post we began our analysis of my most recent finished project, analyzing it according to the questions in The Needlepoint Book. As we should expect there are weaknesses in the design and colors on the canvas. One of these, a weak focal point, was changed by concentrating all the attention-grabbing threads on the […]

Technique Tuesday – Learning about Beads

copyright Baltimore Needleworks

Originally posted 2012-05-01 06:55:27. Republished by Blog Post PromoterBaltimore Needleworks had a wonderful post late last week about beads. Using beads in needlepoint can be confusing to many people. The sizes are different, the needles are often both long and sharp, the threads are weird, and there are so many techniques to attach the beads. […]

More New from TNNA

Originally posted 2012-01-30 06:51:10. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThere are several new accessories that debuted at TNNA. Probably the hit of the show was Pischke Pillows. from the makers of the the popular Pischke Pockets. Using ten-mesh canvas with your choice of three designs, the kit comes with the same sturdy fabrics as the totes, […]

A Handy Reference for Beads

copyright Preciosa Ornela

Today we’ll start a two-part series looking at seed beads and other small beads that can easily be used for needlepoint. The second part will be tomorrow. You may think that a seed bead is a seed bead, but they have exploded in shapes, colors and finishes. For this variety we can thank the needs […]

24 for 24

copyright Beth Robertson &Suzanne Howren

Size 24 is Kreinik’s newest size of metallic braid. Made specifically for 13-mesh canvas, you may not have used it. Kreinik has published a great little booklet of ideas for using this thread. It’s written by Suzanne Howren and the late Beth Robertson. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2014Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License Type:Non-commercial, […]