Silk Lamé from Rainbow Gallery — Thread Review

Originally posted 2008-07-09 06:40:54. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The combination of a matte thread with some metallic is one which is very compelling. But in the past it was often neglected, largely because combining another thread with a thin metallic was a pain. You used to need to use blending filament but it tended [...]

Needlepoint New Products – August 2012

Needle Delights has announced the newest in their Double Delights series: Tangello. The two colors it features are orange and yellow. It’s a delightful sunny geometric in counted canvas. Julie Mar has a set of wildlife babies mini-socks or 3″ ornaments. There are a bunny, fawn, owlet, bear, and raccoon in the series. Mill Hill’s [...]

The Problem (and Solution) with Dyed Canvas

needlepoint bargello mini-soc designed by needlepoint expert janet m. perry

Recently I stitched a couple of pieces on overdyed canvas. Although this kind of canvas may not become hugely popular (although Fireside Stitchery just started carrying dozens of colors of dyed canvas in several mesh sizes) dyeing your canvas is a fantastic way to add background color to your needlepoint. It’s also something you can [...]

Finding your Way around the New Layout

Originally posted 2010-01-20 07:49:08. Republished by Blog Post Promoter After more hand-wringing than I would like to have had, I’ve settled on this new format for the blog. It’s somewhat different and I’m sure I’ll be tweaking it in the next few days, but here is some information about it. Donation button allows you to [...]