Using Overdyed and Hand-dyed Threads on Painted Canvas

I'm stitching this three more times with different stitches and threads. One for each of my kids.

Originally posted 2008-05-15 07:26:31. Republished by Blog Post PromoterYou can use overdyed and hand-dyed threads on painted canvases, in fact they are very effective. But you need to remember two things 1. You control the thread, it doesn’t control you. 2. YOU CONTROL THE THREAD, IT DOESN’T CONTROL YOU. (think of The Producers) The first […]

Color through the Ages Sneak Peek

needlepoint twinchie (2 inch square) using colors of ancient egypt, designed and stitched by needlepoint expert janet m.perry

Originally posted 2012-01-09 07:30:22. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Many of you have asked to see what the Twinchie projects for Color through the Ages will look like. This year’s needlepoint club is going to go beyond the traditional color schemes to look at color combinations that refer to a specific time, place, or object. […]

SnipIts – thread review

Originally posted 2005-03-17 06:35:12. Republished by Blog Post PromoterStitch Elegance came out with this new 100% cotton thread at TNNA in January. It is so incredibly soft I had to try it. Snipits are multi-colored threads, similar in weight to pearl cotton #5. The threads are mercerized which gives them incredible softness. In fact they […]