Medieval Silkwork – Great Site, Lovely Pattern

Originally posted 2009-04-11 06:27:49. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I found a lovely site devoted to the art of stitching in silk during the Middle Ages. The name of the site is Medieval Silkwork and I wanted to share with you some of the treasures I’ve found. Silkwork Pattern – You are going to have [...]

New Colors from Dinky Dyes

dinky dyes stranded silk threads for needlepoint

I simply love Dinky Dyes hand-dyed silk threads. They are wonderfully soft, something that doesn’t happen often with silk threads. The colors are also fantastic. Most of them are semi-solid, i.e. shades of a single color, although there are some multi-color shades. Best of all the color names reflect the owner’s love for her Australian [...]

The Urban Needlepointer’s Tool Kit

Originally posted 2008-12-01 09:49:44. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I’m reading a lovely book, The Gentle Art of Domesticity by Jane Brocket. The last chapter, on Travel, has an article about her Urban Knitters Survival Kit. It occurred to me that needlepointers should have the same. The best thing would be to tuck all this [...]