Originally posted 2009-10-27 19:55:33. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThe winner of the Baroque Silk is Betsy. Congratulations!
Recently Jane Wood had a guest post by Frank Hyatt of HP Designs on her blog. Frank is an absolutely delightful person. His history in needlepoint begins with the purchase of the smallest needlepoint store I have ever seen, Elaine Magnin Needlepoint (my closet is twice its size). From this shop they opened an early [...]
Originally posted 2009-07-08 07:18:48. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The simple graphic impact of this design in black, white, and red (ignore the lime background) is the tremendous impact it has. To me that’s a quality I see in many types of Indian art. Lately I’ve started studying the art of the native people of [...]
This little pattern is a needlepoint damask pattern. I’ve been using these patterns, which feature contrasting textures of thread, for over 20 years. They generally use a shiny thread, pearl cotton in this case, and a matte thread, crewel wool here, and get their beauty from the change in texture. Often the patterns are made [...]
This month there is new addition to the Vineyard family of threads, and it’s a real winner. Vineyard Merino strandable is a perfect answer for those folks who aren’t happy with the current selection of wool threads. The thread comes in 18 yard skeins, dyed to match the same 230 colors as Vineyard Silk Classic [...]