It’s so Nice when the Prince Remembers

It's so Nice when the Price Remembers

Originally posted 2008-05-22 06:07:59. Republished by Blog Post Promoter It’s Valentine’s Day, you think he won’t remember, won’t call. You’ve so despondent about it, you can hardly get out of your chair. But then he comes, your prince, carrying the biggest, most overdecorated box of candy on the planet. In general I don’t think up […]

Teach Yourself Needlepoint – Classic Book Review

copyrigh Jo Ippolito Christensen

by Jo Ippolito Christensen, Prentice-Hall, 1978 ISBN 0-13-888024-7 A couple of years after The Needlepoint Book came out, Jo wrote this book. It puts more emphasis on projects rather than on stitches. Even so, with 174 stitches and almost 100 projects, it’s a book worth seeking out. The emphasis here is on practicality, giving you […]

Bargello Fantasy – Make your own

bargello fantasy, copyright Loretta Spears

Long after Loretta Spears’ death, stitchers, especially those who love Bargello, collect and stitch her lovely patterns. One of her most popular is Bargello Fantasy which appeared, I think, in Needlepoint News. It’s a lovely piece showcasing many Bargello patterns. But you don’t have to seek out old magazines or search on eBay to find […]