Our Needlepoint Christmas

garlands

Originally posted 2010-12-27 07:12:03. Republished by Blog Post Promoter But I thought you might like to see our stitchy Christmas decorations. Mini-socks on garlands on our stairway. The Jesus tree (ornaments relating to Christ and the Holy Family). The needlepoint Christmas trees next to the “Toy Tree” which has miniature ornaments. The Christmas stockings hanging [...]

Interrupted Bargello – A Fresh, Modern Look

interlaced bargello needlepoint, designed and stitched by needlepoint expert janet m.perry

Although the colors in this mini-sock (from my book Bargello Revisited) are traditional, the Bargello is not. A fairly straightforward, if large, zig-zag line pattern is interrupted by two straight lines. Those lines, in turn, are interrupted by a few of the Bargello lines. It’s an easy technique to freshen Bargello line patterns, especially those [...]

Needlepoint Expensive? I Think Not!

Originally posted 2009-06-22 18:48:58. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I don’t like stereotypes. And I’m sick and tired of needledpointers being typecast as rich, frivolous and/or stupid middle-aged women. I’m tired of needlepoint being copnsidered a “rich women’s” craft or having it criticized as begin expensive. I’m tired of people looking at needlepoint as something [...]