The Needlepoint Art on your Walls

Originally posted 2007-03-29 22:21:29. Republished by Blog Post Promoter A little while ago I got an email update from the marketing and forecasting company, Unity Marketing about what people put on their walls. I stuck many chords with me, as I’m sure it will with you. “If you want to know about the tastes and [...]

Art Deco Free Design from Ziva Needlepoint

ziva needlepoint free pattern for box using milanese stitch

Isn’t the top of this Sudberry Box just wonderful? It’s the latest free design from Ziva Needlepoint and it’s called Milanese Moderne. I love how the neutral colors and geometric shape of the Milanese Stitch combine to make something that evokes Art Moderne (another name for Art Deco) so perfectly. It’s easy to stitch in [...]

Random Stripe Generator

Originally posted 2008-05-26 08:15:48. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I have been exploring the world of mathematical fiber art through the site The Home of Mathematical Knitting. I’ve thought about doing a math-based needlepoint since college at least when I became fascinated with the sieve in the my math tutorial. One of the links on [...]

Victorian Motto Shoppe Hand-dyed Floss – Thread Review

lee needle art needlepoint fan ornament stitched by needlepoint expert janet m. perry in hand-dyed threads

This eBay seller mostly specializes in charts and frames with an old-fashioned flair, including perforated paper kits, motto charts and Quaker designs. In addition they sell hand-dyed floss and trims. Recently I bought one of their floss sets, Peony, and used it to stitch this vintage Lee mini-fan. They are available as sets, usually of [...]

Thread Alert – New Colors & Threads from Crescent Colors

Originally posted 2010-02-20 07:56:45. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I 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 [...]