Needlepoint 202 – book review

Originally posted 2007-02-03 06:55:18. Republished by Blog Post PromoterRuth Dilts with Joan Lohr, Rainbow Gallery, 2007. In Needlepoint 101, Ruth took us through the process of stitching a canvas with tips, stitch, and several stitch guides. But we wanted more. Ruth has delivered everything we wanted and even more in this second volume. Here the [...]

New Ways with Backgrounds – Tent Stitch

One of the more frustrating aspects of doing needlepoint is coming face-to-face with a large undefined background which needs to be filled. The traditional way to solve this problem is to fill it with tent stitch. And what’s the result? A lovely piece which you may end up abandoning because the background bores you. Now [...]

Using a Stitch Dictionary

Originally posted 2003-04-21 07:24:31. Republished by Blog Post Promoter A book like The Needlepoint Book can be one of your handiest tools when you are stitching. While this book is like a college degree in needlepoint between covers, most people (even experienced stitchers) turn to it because of the wealth of information about stitches included [...]

Painted Canvas Embellishment: An Idea Book – Book Review

copyright Carole H. Lake & Michael E. Boren

StitchPlay Designs (Carole Lake & Michael Boren), ISBN: 978-0-615-93267-5, 2014 If you can’t take a Painted Canvas Embellishment with these popular teachers and designers, go out and buy this book. Packed full of great ideas and information, you won’t be disappointed. The book is not designed to be comprehensive, but instead it’s supposed to be [...]