Byzantine – March Learn-a-Stitch Mini-Sock

tonis reverse jacquard stitch for needlepoint, diagrammed by janet m. perry

This post from the archives is reposted as part of the Blast from the Past series. New content will return October 3, 2013. This month we celebrate variations in Byzantine (it was supposed to be Mosaic, but I can’t find the stocking I started). Byzantine and its close relation, Jacquard, are characterized by their zig [...]

Quilts as a Source of Inspiration

Originally posted 2010-04-23 07:16:41. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This post from the archives is reposted as part of the Blast from the Past series. New content will return October 3, 2013. Patchwork Quilts remain a rich source of inspiration of design in all kinds of media, needlepoint not the least. Every time I look [...]

In the Mind of a Needlepoint Designer – Betty Chen Louis

New York Cityscape by Betty Chen Louis from ANG exhibit

Originally posted 2010-05-11 07:39:20. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Betty Chen Louis is, quite simply, a marvelous needlepoint artist. Her work is creative, beautiful, and interesting. And, luckily for us, she shares it with us by being an outstanding teacher as well. The pictures throughout this article are of many of her pieces, put her [...]