Scrap Bag Needlepoint – Picking Threads for a Project

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Originally posted 2012-08-30 07:25:14. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThe most challenging (and also the most fun) part of creating a Scrap Bag Needlepoint project is deciding what colors to use. Throughout this post you’ll see examples of some of my projects that used specific color themes. If everything in your project is random, you’ll get […]

Doodle Needlepoint – Stitchlady’s Project

Stitchlady took up Jocelyn’s idea for doodle needlepoint and did her own. The results, with lots of pictures, are now posted on her blog. It’s a neat idea for doodling. She outlined each area and then filled it in with different threads and stitches, looking for balance and texture. Jocelyn’s was done in Tent Stitch […]

Announcing Winter Stars eProject

design & photo copyright Napa Needlepoint

Winter Stars is a delightful project that is both a needlepoint quilt portrait and a wonderful stash-busting project. Eight-pointed stars stitched in a Scotch Stitch variation use a wide variety of stash threads in a wintery color scheme. The square center is surrounded by several borders that are accented by silver corner blocks. The borders […]

Using Canvases to Use Up Stash Part 2

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Originally posted 2010-10-31 07:14:32. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Yesterday we talked about picking a canvas for a scrap bag project. Today I’d like to give you an idea of how different stitchers use their own stashes to interpret the same canvas differently. Patt Large (the designer) and I have both stitched her Star Ornament […]

Quilt Block Twinchies Gallery

Quilt Block Needlepoint Twinchy Challenge August 2008

Originally posted 2008-08-31 07:30:58. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This Twinchy Challenge was so much fun. The Twinchy pictured above is a block called “Black Beauty” It’s stitched in two shades of Watercolours, the dark one for the border and the lighter one for the main blocks. The center block is a coordinating metallic, and […]