Kilim Designs in Needlepoint – Book Review

Originally posted 2009-09-06 06:55:01. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Dorothy Wood, (Ward Lock,London), 1998 out of print I didn’t buy this book when it came out, since Kilims aren’t my favorite type of rugs. I found it at the library a couple of weeks ago, and now I regret my initial decision. This is a [...]

How to Decorate with a Needlepoint Rug

justin sancho, potomac residence 1a

In a lovely post earlier this week on Asmara there were 14 stunning rooms that featured needlepoint rugs. This is just one of them. Now making a huge needlepoint rug may not be in the cards for you (although you might rethink it after seeing these rugs). But we still can learn many lessons that [...]

Cyberworkshop from Orna Willis

cirque du fleur needlepoint cyberclass from orna willis

Originally posted 2009-12-13 07:00:14. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Orna Willis has announced her first Cyberworkshop, Cirque du Fluer. This charming design features lots of Hilton Stitches, stitched ribbons, embellishments, and lovely geometric motifs. There are 8 lessons, coming out every two weeks. There are three colorways, and options. You can buy the complete kit, [...]

Can You Help this Stitcher?

needlepoint name canvas

Jane’s mother stitched name canvases for her grandsons. The one pictured above is the one she made for Jane’s son Nick. His grandmother is still needlepointing (at 91!) and now that Nick is expecting a son of his own, his grandmother would like to make a similar name canvas for her great-grandson. The problem is [...]

Let’s Get . . . Series

Originally posted 2009-04-27 05:47:52. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I just realized that there are over 1800 posts on this blog and there is tons of fantastic information here, but that it can be very hard to find. So I’m going to be doing the mining for you. I’ll take a topic and write about [...]