Highlighting the Focal Point – Mitered Backgrounds in Needlepoint

needlepoint showing mitered background

Originally posted 2009-09-24 07:25:38. Republished by Blog Post Promoter An easy way to accent the focal point of any needlerpoint, especially if it is a simple one such as this autumn leaf, is to have the background stitch “point” to the center of the stitching. This process is called “mitering.” When you miter a background, […]

A Unique Collaboration

copyright Carolyn Schmitz

Barbara Elmore has teamed up with artist Carolyn Schmitz to stitch a needlepoint of this painting. While there’s plenty of needlepoint out there that is adapted from paintings and other art, what’s interesting about this project is that it’s a real collaboration. Carolyn knows Barbara will be stitching it and has put elements in the […]

Free Design by Orna Willis

philadelphia journey needlepoint, designed by Orna Willis

Originally posted 2012-09-07 07:04:23. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This lovely design, Philadelphia Journey, was designed by Orna Willis and donated to the American Needlepoint Guild for their 40th Anniversary Celebration last month. All attendees at Seminar got the instructions. Now Orna is extending the celebration. If you would like a copy of the full-color […]