Hand-dying Yarn and Fleece – book review

Originally posted 2010-10-14 07:12:51. Republished by Blog Post PromoterGail Callahan, Storey Publishing, ISBN 978-1-60342-468-4, $18.95 I’m fascinated by dyeing threads and have dyed my own thread and canvas at various times. But most books on dyeing are frustrating to me because they deal with dyeing in quantities too large for the small amounts needed for […]

Ruth Dilts – Needlepoint Designer Extraordinaire

sunrise charted needlepoint by ruth dilts

Originally posted 2010-07-17 07:53:17. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Sara, from The Scarlet Quince has a phenominal interview with Ruth Dilts on her blog. They have a lovely selection of Ruth’s charts in their on-line store and have a special going on. It is of Sunrise, pictured above, available as a chart or as a […]

Laura Perin’s Mini-Mystery Mondays

Originally posted 2012-02-06 06:58:11. Republished by Blog Post PromoterSince November Laura Perin has been sharing with us a simply delightful series of small mystery projects. They are delightful little explorations of color and thread. The thing I like about them is that each is based on an overdyed thread. That makes them a great way […]

Attic Windows II – Sneak Peek

monochromatic needlepoint showing texture

Originally posted 2008-11-25 07:42:03. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Here it is, the second of the Attic Windows needlepoint series. I finished it over the weekend. Mentally, and maybe even finally, I call it “Out of the Box” because all three stitches are variations of Box Stitches, The big square is a Scotch variation. The […]