Alphagraphics by Jini Smith — Cool Vintage Book

needlepoint chart using letters as graphic element

Originally posted 2009-01-25 06:34:39. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I was putting away another random box of needlework books yesterday morning and I came across this vintage book of charts from 1978. If you come across one buy it, it has some great ideas for needlepoint. In it Jini has two sets of letters as […]

Love Plastic Canvas Tassel Ornament

love and heart chart for cross stitch or needlepoint, designed by needlepoint expert janet m. perry

Fancy Tassels are very popular these days, just look at any home decorating store. One possibility for making a wonderful unique tassel is to use plastic canvas to make a needlepoint tassel top. This Love plastic canvas tassel ornament uses ready-made fringe to make an elegant and easy Christmas ornament. To make your tassel top […]

Needlepoint Inspiration in Gifts

UrbanOutfitters_CatCalendar1

Originally posted 2010-12-21 06:58:52. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The chances are good that you have your gift shopping finished, but in case you have procrastinated I’d like to suggest some charming sources of needlepoint inspiration you might consider. I found this sleeping cat calendar at Paper Source. Last week I found a bunch more […]

Beginning Needlepoint Sampler – Link Corrected

beginner needlepoint sampler designed by janet perry free needlepoint course

Originally posted 2009-04-18 07:00:11. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Many people who learn needlepoint, myself included, teach themselves. This is not necessarily a bad thing, but it does mean that you end up reinventing the wheel, and maybe not learning new stitches very quickly. I wanted to change all that and make it easy for […]