Free Colorful Needlepoint Stitch Sampler

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My friend Lorraine of Colour Complements makes lovely thread from a wide variety of fibers, including many you didn’t expect, (reviewed here under the company’s previous name). Lately she’s been exploring their use in needlepoint by making a variety of stitch samples. On her blog she’s been sharing each sample, but now she has put […]

New Colors from Dinky Dyes

dinky dyes stranded silk threads for needlepoint

Originally posted 2012-10-20 06:43:22. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI simply love Dinky Dyes hand-dyed silk threads. They are wonderfully soft, something that doesn’t happen often with silk threads. The colors are also fantastic. Most of them are semi-solid, i.e. shades of a single color, although there are some multi-color shades. Best of all the color […]

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 […]

New Needlepoint Products – August 2009

Originally posted 2009-08-28 07:39:50. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI’ve come across some delightful new needlepoint products for you to look for at your local shop. Here’s a round-up of some of them. Painted Canvas CBK Needlepoint Collections has added a new artist, Designs by Karen. These designs feature animals against light backgrounds on 18 mesh. […]