Needlepoint Instruction on YouTube

Originally posted 2008-05-27 08:58:45. Republished by Blog Post Promoter My husband is often fond of exclaiming “Isn’t the Internet wonderful?” Now people who know my background outside of stitching would find that ironic, as I’ve been on the Internet for more than 20 years. But, you know, he’s right, without the Internet how would we […]

Deadline Is Approaching for NeedleArts Exhibit

Needlework shows can be few and far between. One, the Albuquerque Fiber Arts Fiesta is held in odd-numbered years in late May. The deadline is approaching for this exhibit. It’s March 1, 2013. There are 16 categories, including embroidery (so it’s not needlepoint specific). Visit their site to get the one-page entry form.

Different Colors, Dyes, and Tapestry Wool

Originally posted 2007-01-28 07:31:42. Republished by Blog Post Promoter You’ve probably heard, as have I that the same thread in different colors can be different thicknesses. I knew it to be true but hard never, until this morning, had the experience where it actually made a difference. The story goes that the darker the thread […]