Needlepoint Coming Attractions

(copyright Napa Needlepoint)

2015 is shaping up to be an exciting year at Nuts about Needlepoint, with great needlepoint coming attractions. Along with everything you’ve come to expect (reviews, technique articles, and links to great needlepoint content), there are going to be several great on-going series on the blog. Once a month we’ll be profiling a stitcher or […]

Jubilee Needlepoint Free Pattern in Blackwork

Star Cross block, copyright Napa Needlepoint

This week’s block is called Star Cross and features Blackwork. It completes the row with Box and Spool. Blackwork is a great needlepoint technique and ideas for blackwork patterns can be found just about everywhere. This simple variation of the basic Nine-Patch block uses two different blackwork patterns, relieved by triangles of Tent Stitch. The […]