Scrappy Squares Needlepoint Quilt

Scrappy Squares Needlepoint Quilt is a quilt portrait needlepoint. I love patchwork and quilts but don’t have the sewing ability to make them. Therefore, using quilts as my inspiration I turn them into needlepoint. Many of my free projects on this blog, as well as ebooks and club projects draw on this rich store of [...]

Tell a Friend about Needlepoint

Originally posted 2009-08-15 07:36:28. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The weekly email from a local school says that you are the best recommendation for the school. That holds true for needlepoint as well, you are the best recommendation for needlepoint there is. By wearing needlepoint shoes, carrying a bag or wallet with needlepoint on it, [...]

Using Jewelry and Bead Supplies in Needlepoint

Wouldn't these make a striking addition to your needlepoint?

Are you looking to save money on your embellishments? Look no further than your local bead store or, my favorite, Fire Mountain Gems on-line. Using jewelry and bead supplies in needlepoint is a great way to add interest easily. The disadvantage of buying this way is that often you get more than you need. You [...]

African Animal Sampler — Free Design from DMC


Originally posted 2011-05-10 07:21:13. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This charming whole stitch African Animals Sampler of was Friday’s Freebie from DMC. The picture shows its stitched on 14 count Aida, but it would be wonderful stitched on needlepoint canvas. Stitch it in a single color in a hand-dyed thread for a great rustic look. [...]

Don’t Call It “Work” — It’s Fun!

If it's fun it isn't work? So why do we call it that?

If you surveyed 100 people at the ANG Seminar later this summer and asked them why they stitched, you’d get lots of answers. People would tell you about how it engages their creativity, how it relaxes them, how it’s a companion, how it’s a comfort. But one word you are unlikely to hear any of [...]