Originally posted 2008-06-16 16:10:10. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Today’s VBT stop is at Donna O’s Front Range Stitches, where we’ve got an interview. It’s tons of fun, so stop by.
Written at the height of the needlepoint craze in the 1970′s, Rosey Grier’s book, Needlepoint for Men, is a classic beginners book on needlepoint. Diane over at Crafty Pod has a delightful post about it. These days Grier is a preacher in the LA area. Does he still needlepoint? I don’t know but I hope [...]
Originally posted 2008-06-13 06:33:53. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Today I’m visiting Kim’s wonderful blog, Kal’s Creations. Types of Bargello, my topic, is one which has shaped much of my thinking about Bargello over the years. I don’t know when I figured it out, but many different Bargello creations can be made as you vary [...]
Time is running out to become a part of my Stash Busting Club which begins on November 1 and goes for 12 months. It’s the easiest needlepoint club ever because each monthly project is sent to you via email and includes easy finishing instructions. Best of all, it’s designed to help you use up all [...]
Blackwork is an wonderfully effective technique to use as a background for needlepoint. By its nature Blackwork has several characteristics that make it great for backgrounds. First, it’s open, so it will almost always look lighter than the focal point, even if the focal point is stitched in Tent Stitch, as is the case with [...]