Thread Alert – New Colors & Threads from Crescent Colors

Originally posted 2010-02-20 07:56:45. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI just got word that Crescent Colours is adding new colors and a new thread to their hand-dyed line. Coming out later this month there will be new colors in cotton floss, silk and #5 perle. They will also be bringing out a line of #8 perle [...]

Colorful Stitches with Overdyed Threads – book review

Originally posted 2010-03-23 09:32:35. Republished by Blog Post PromoterColorful Stitches with Overdyed Threads, June McKnight, 2010, self-published. I am of two minds about this book. There is lots I like about it, but I think it has some flaws. Overdyed and hand-dyed threads have, in many ways, revolutionized the needlepoint world over to last 20+ [...]