Needlepoint Coming Attractions

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2015 is shaping up to be an exciting year at Nuts about Needlepoint, with great needlepoint coming attractions. Along with everything you’ve come to expect (reviews, technique articles, and links to great needlepoint content), there are going to be several great on-going series on the blog. Once a month we’ll be profiling a stitcher or […]

The Needlepoint Answer Book

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Back in the 1970’s you could find books and pamphlets full of basic information about needlepoint. While they were immensely useful then, today they seem quaintly irrelevant. Older books might recommend canvas types no longer made. They never used the wide variety of threads available to us. If you finished an item yourself it was […]

Last Day to Sign Up for 2012 Color Club

Originally posted 2012-03-14 07:23:09. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Today is the last day to sign up for this year’s color club, Color through the Ages. Through charted Twinchies (2″square needlepoint) based on quilt designs, club members will explore color schemes typical not just of ancient times, but of the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and […]

Introducing Senor Rooster

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Senor Rooster, one of Annie Lane’s delightful characters, is literally dressed up like a Christmas tree. He’s my newest stitch guide for Wellesley Needlepoint. He’s got a Santa’s hat, with easy-to-stitch fur trim. His feathers are a seasonally appropriate green. Best of all he’s ready to get down at the farm’s party with his Christmas […]