Terry Dryden Needlepoint Stitch Sampler

Autumn Arrows by Terry Dryden (photo by Terry Dryden)

Along with being a terrific teacher, Terry also makes several of her designs available as kits or charts.Her newest design, Autumn Arrows, has just been released. It’s the first of a series of small geometric samplers that are 5 inches square when finished. This design features Treenways line of naturally-dyed silks. Future designs in the […]

Explaining Floss

(photo from Weeks Dye Works)

Today we have a guest post from Michelle Huffford, owner of Come to the Point in San Rafael, CA. This explanation of floss is from a recent newsletter and is reprinted by permission. ******** What Is Floss? The term floss refers to a short, untwisted fiber used for embroidery. The most common types of floss […]

Blog Update

Originally posted 2007-05-29 22:14:47. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Hi Folks — I’m working to solve the technical problems on the blog which may take a few days. Please be patient. In the meantime, if you need to contact me, email me napaneedlepoint @ gmail.com — just remember to remove the spaces.

Improve your Needlepoint with these New Books

Create great backgrounds with the ideas in this book. (copyright Art Needlepoint & Napa Needlepoint)

For far too long needlepoint has been a hit or miss affair. While practitioners of almost every other art can find books and classes that teach them both how to do techniques but ways to know, before the first brushstroke is put on canvas or the photo is taken how to get the results you […]

Make your own Needlepoint Club

Originally posted 2010-12-17 07:03:50. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I love the idea of needlepoint clubs, but, like many of you, I have far too many projects to do to get 12 new canvases in a year. But why not do your own needlepoint club by using threads. You can set your budget for the […]