Bargello Is Back!

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Originally posted 2008-01-11 08:24:05. Republished by Blog Post Promoter In case you hadn’t noticed, Bargello is back in a big way. You can see it everywhere. Domino magazine showed it last spring on a couch in a hip apartment. Jonathan Adler’s Bargello pillows were named to Real Simple’s list of must haves. Iona Dettelbach’s Bargello […]

E- book Review: The Needlepoint Book

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Although I bought a copy for my Kindle on Tuesday, an allergy attack has kept me low most of the week, so I haven’t looked at it. But Jan at Thread Medley has an has written a lovely review of it. What I really loved about it is that the review tells you about what’s […]

Needlepoint Trade Secrets

Originally posted 2007-05-04 08:44:53. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThe second edition of my book, Needlepoint Trade Secrets, will be out this summer. This edition is expanded and reformatted. Several improvements have been made to the book, based on your ideas. First, it’s in a handy small format, so that it will pop into your workbasket. […]

An Example of Putting It All Together – Part 1

Lee Needle Arts canvas, photo copyright Napa Needlepoint

I think many stitchers will find the second section of The Needlepoint Book extremely helpful The last chapter of this section, Putting It All Together, summarizes the issues in the other seven chapters with a series of questionnaires. I thought it would be great if I took my most recent canvas (from Lee Needle Arts) […]

The Needlepoint Book, Third Edition – Book Review

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Jo Ippolito Christensen, Touchstone Books, New York, 2015 ISBN 1-4767-5408-6, $60 Before we get into a review of the contents, which are amazing, let’s talk about the book itself. Yes it is over 500 pages, but the second edition was 428. Yes it is a hardbound book. You might be thinking that this would make […]