New Three-strand Wool for Needlepoint – Anahera

New Three-ply Wool for Needlepoint

Originally posted 2012-12-10 07:17:51. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThree-strand wool for needlepoint has been lacking in the stitcher’s world since Paternayan became unavailable. Fleur de Paris is now importing a new wool from New Zealand called Anahera. Currently it come ins less than 40 colors. New colors have been announced that will bring that number […]

Upcoming Products from Kreinik

Originally posted 2012-01-06 07:09:52. Republished by Blog Post PromoterWith the Winter Needlework Market happening in a couple of weeks, designers and thread manufacturers are giving sneak peeks at the new products that will be appearing at the show. Today we’ll look at what Kreinik is introducing for stitchers Their lovely bead-like Facets and Petite Facets […]

Scrap Bag Needlepoint – Picking Threads for a Project

scrap bag needlepoint christmas ornament, designed and stitched by needlepoint expert janet m. perry

Originally posted 2012-08-30 07:25:14. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThe most challenging (and also the most fun) part of creating a Scrap Bag Needlepoint project is deciding what colors to use. Throughout this post you’ll see examples of some of my projects that used specific color themes. If everything in your project is random, you’ll get […]

Dala Pearl Cotton #5 Thread Review

tish canvas, photo copyright Napa Needlepoint

It’s easy to forget that other folks besides needlepointers use thread and that many of the threads they use will work beautifully for needlepoint. Everything from hand-sewing to knitting can yield wonderful threads for us to explore. A really fruitful area for exploration is the world of folk art and crazy quilts. More than traditional […]

Vineyard Merino – Thread Review

Originally posted 2009-05-28 11:55:09. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThe wonderful folk who make Vineyard Silk introduced a new thread earlier this year. The thread is 100% Merino Wool and is one of the nicest threads I’ve ever used. Merino is one of the finest wools, soft and smooth and the quality shows through. This thread […]