In Good Company – designer profile

Originally posted 2006-07-18 07:55:31. Republished by Blog Post PromoterNote: I’ve been stitching In Good Company mini-socks almost as long as they have been in business. Here’s my interview with Bob Healy, who is the technical whiz behind the company. 1. Can you tell me a little bit about computer-printed canvas and its advantages to me [...]

Cleopatra’s Eyes

CleoEyesWoodlawn

Originally posted 2011-04-02 07:29:34. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I last week’s post about new products, I let you know about this charted needlepoint, Cleopatra’s Eyes. It’s designed by Kurdy Biggs of Threedles and, as you can see, won a first place ribbon at Woodlawn. Another piece of hers, Looking Glass, won an honorable mention. [...]

Liz Morrow and Bargello Needlepoint – Designer Profile

Barbara's Ravine needlepoint bargello landscape by Liz Morrow

Originally posted 2010-02-17 07:53:22. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Liz Morrow has been one of my favorite designers since I started to read both Needlepoint News and NeedlePointers in the early 80′s. My notebooks of projects from magazines are filled with her projects. So I was delighted when she started to blog, at Lizart, and [...]

Orna Willis – Designer Profile

Originally posted 2003-01-17 17:44:18. Republished by Blog Post Promoter– How did you get started designing? I was born in Israel and lived in Tel Aviv and San Francisco before moving to Michigan. The different cultures, climates, sounds and scenes of these places have influenced my vision and perceptions. I studied art, majoring in painting, as [...]

A History of Computer-Printed Needlepoint Canvas

Originally posted 2006-07-18 07:20:14. Republished by Blog Post PromoterIN THE BEGINNING We had our share of problems with tiny dots and flaking ink. Like anything new, especially something so `cutting edge’, there was a learning curve and growing pains. The concept was innovative ˆ producing a quality design faster and less expensively. No more hand [...]