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 [...]
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 [...]
Originally posted 2008-06-10 05:29:12. Republished by Blog Post Promoter John Young who commented about the Railroad coasters post, has made his chart of the logo for MOL (a container shipping company) available. This history of this little guy is fascinating and worth reading about. It is free for you to use for any non-commercial purpose.
There are so many things I love about Bargello — the patterns, the different ways to use color . . . I could go on and on. But Bargello is so easy and so simple and so fast to stitch, that it makes anything you put it on special and turns something everyday into something [...]
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 [...]