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Easy stitches and great threads combine to make a realistic rooster.

Originally posted 2008-10-21 06:37:44. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The rooster is finished and here he is. The stitch guide will be available from Kelly Clark Needlepoint, as is the canvas. My husband, who is supportive but not usually enthusiastic about my needlepoint, thinks this one is “spectacular.” He likes how realistic the tail is. […]

Bargello Is Back!

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Originally posted 2008-01-11 08:24:05. Republished by Blog Post Promoter In case you hadn’t noticed, Bargello is back in a big way. You can see it everywhere. Domino magazine showed it last spring on a couch in a hip apartment. Jonathan Adler’s Bargello pillows were named to Real Simple’s list of must haves. Iona Dettelbach’s Bargello […]

Book of Hours Color Twinchy – Sneak Peek at New Color & Thread Club

illustration from medieval book of hours

Originally posted 2012-01-24 09:20:12. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Going from the earth and mineral colors that predominated the palettes of Ancient Egypt and Greece, the High Middle Ages seem to burst in a world of color and light. I have adored the bright, rich blues of medieval prayer books, or Books of Hours, since […]