Haida Feather Update

needlepoint by janet perry based on haida pacific northwest indian art

Originally posted 2009-07-22 07:21:36. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The needlepoint adaptation of the Pacific Northwest Indian art is coming along and will be available as my initial eProject August 1. While the color scheme is very restrained, there’s lots of texture here. The red uses a narrow version of Byzantine. Combined with the Threadworx [...]

Roses Are Red Scissors Case

Whimsy & grace scissors case & needlepoint stitch guide

Originally posted 2006-10-14 06:02:41. Republished by Blog Post PromoterHere’s the most recent of the Whimsy & grace stitcher’s accessories, Roses Are Red Scissors case. Don’t you just love it!There are lots of fun stitches here, so not only is the case delightful in itself, you’ll get lots of ideas about new stitches to use on [...]

Color, Threads, and Quilts – 2011 Club

needlepoint quilt block by janet m perry

Originally posted 2010-11-09 07:09:03. Republished by Blog Post PromoterA key to making lovely needlepoint is how you combine colors and how you use threads to enhance your design. Just as a painter picks the perfect paint to get a particular shade of blue, stitchers want to pick the perfect thread in both color and texture. [...]

Leaf Mask

Leaf Mask & needlepoint stitch guide

Originally posted 2006-05-05 07:57:42. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I’m at the last stage of doing the Leaf Mask model for Dragon Fire Designs, adding the veins in the leaves. The veins are done in Whipped Chain Stitch and if you look closely you can see what effect this has. On the orange leaf with [...]

Poinsettia Wreath Update

Poinsettias wreath

Originally posted 2008-02-26 07:41:43. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I thought you all might want to see another section of Happy Heart’s lovely poinsettia wreath, my current model and stitch guide. I’m working on the background now, and put in several of the pine branches yesterday. I’ve been working hard on the second ornament which [...]