The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Canvas Embroidery, vol. 2 – book review

Originally posted 2008-05-04 16:18:53. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Following up the first volume(link is to my review of this book) from a few years ago, Zimmerman has just released her second volume of stitches. This one cover, diagonal, crossed, woven, tied and miscellaneous stitches. 433 stitched are diagrammed and pictured. There is a minimum [...]

Needlepoint and Weddings

Originally posted 2004-06-18 08:58:34. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This is my summer to go to weddings. I’ve been to three so far and will be going to three more in the next five weeks. And a 40th anniversary party on one of the other weeks. Oh and then my daughter’s best friend is getting [...]

Using Directional Light in Threads

santa needlepoint mini sock from bargello revisited by needlepoint expert janet m. perry

Have you ever had a thread that looked one color when the stitches went one direction and another color when they went ion the opposite one? This characteristic is called directional light and is common with many kinds of threads, including perle cotton, floss, many silks, and many silk/wool blends. It is a subtle effect [...]

More New Needlepoint Products in Canvas, Charts & Kits

Originally posted 2010-01-11 07:55:58. Republished by Blog Post Promoter There’s always so much great needlepoint coming out at the TNNA market, it’s like needlepoint heaven. On Saturday I shared thread news. Yesterday you heard about some of the great new canvases, today there is more to hear about. Amanda Lawford has some lovely new florals, [...]