Originally posted 2002-10-12 22:39:33. Republished by Blog Post PromoterAs a needlepointer, I find that often my work gets trivialized by artists and by people who do other fiber arts. Needlepoint suffers from a “little old lady” syndrome, which is completely out of sync with the reality of the art we produce, which is often far [...]
In my book, Needlepoint Trade Secrets, I share hundreds of tips with you about doing needlepoint and other needlework. I like the book so much I keep a copy on my desk as a reference. It’s summer and I have two special offers for you, good through Labor Day (how’s that for a vacation special?) [...]
This cheerful yellow sapphire heart is the canary sapphire sampler from my new st itch sampler ebook, premiering today. The sapphires has over 80 stitches to mix and match to make unique needlepoint hearts. Collected and newly charted, you’ll find stitches from older designers such as Genny Morrow and Chottie Alderson as well as ones [...]
That’s my big news of the month, I’m the featured designer on The Caron Collection‘s site. In addition to the profile, there is an easy Bargello wallet. You can stitch and finish it in a weekend. The original is sitting on my desk and is just too cute.
I just finished the last round of proofreading this afternoon (at last) and the book will be going to press next week. You can see the front cover above and learn more about the book on its webpage (http://www.napaneedlepoint.com/tips.html). Everyone who has the first edition (sold out since Spring 2006) and who has read the [...]