PSSSSSST! Christmas comes early this year with a new edition of Needlepoint Trade Secrets, available at CreateSpace now and at Amazon today or tomorrow. It has twice as many tips, and includes new chapters, and updated information. In it you’ll find over 225 pages of great needlework tips. There will be print and Kindle versions […]
Originally posted 2008-06-27 06:48:01. Republished by Blog Post PromoterToday I’m visiting Independent Needlework News on my Virtual Book Tour. There you’ll get some insight into my inspiration for writing the book and my passion for Bargello. Have a great weekend!
Michele Roberts, self-publisheD 2008, ISBN: 0-9760188-3-7 This project book by noted teacher, Michele Roberts, is a celebration of the American Flag. Like Patchwork of Peace (reviewed here) it divides the flag up into patches and uses a variety of threads to make the red and white stripes and the blue field. That’s where the similarity […]
Carolyn Hedge Baird’s new book is an absolute delight. It addresses what I think is a problem for most needlepointers, picking stitches for small spaces. Even if that doesn’t describe you, you’ll find lots of charming and inventive stitches in this book (over 150), all done in Carolyn’s trademark style. Looking through this book, I […]
This spring two new pattern darning books came out. They cover a wonderful, if not well-known, technique. They are both great, but each has a different focus. In this dual review I’ll start out by talking about pattern darning, then review each book. At the end I’ll give you the details about the books. What […]