Jubilee Needlepoint Sampler – Diaper Patterns

diaper patterns block, copyright Napa Needlepoint

Air Castle is a great quilt block because of the way the design circles around the center of the block. This design, with its triangular pieces, is an ideal one to show a technique very common in needlepoint, but not often called by its name — diaper patterns. A diaper pattern is any pattern, in […]

Inspiring and Instructive Diaper Patterns

Originally posted 2007-12-02 15:32:43. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI hope my previous two posts have gotten you excited about exploring the world of diaper patterns. As promised, I’ve searched the Web to bring together some additional resources about them. Diapers in Needlework (instruction) My friend, Judy Harper, loves diaper patterns and has a lovely post […]

Diaper Patterns – book review

Originally posted 2007-11-30 09:27:23. Republished by Blog Post PromoterDIAPER PATTERNS, Ann Strite-Kurz, book with CD, self-published I first became acquainted with Ann’s love of diaper patterns in the early 80’s when I did her Group Correspondence Course on the through my local EGA chapter. I still have that pillow in my living room and I […]

What is a Diaper Pattern?

Originally posted 2007-11-30 09:25:05. Republished by Blog Post PromoterYou probably think the word “diaper” refers to something babies wear, but it doesn’t. They are called diapers because the fabric often used for them had diaper patterns woven into it. Diaper patterns are geometric patterns which have regular repeats in both diagonal directions. They also generally […]