Oranges-and-Bougainvillea (A3 Large) embroidery panel
Oranges-and-Bougainvillea … This lovely, large-size design by the gifted artist: Sharon Maia Wilson, is printed onto a pure cotton cloth and is ready for you to embroider. Approximate size of design A3: 34.92cm x 29cm (13.75 inches x 11.42 inches) The image is printed onto a very large 100% cotton cloth (60 x 60 cm or 23 x 23 inches) which is large enough to fit in your hoop or frame. If you would like the complete kit with all the ribbons, threads, instructions etc, then you are welcome to…
When Less is More in Thread Painting and Shading Techniques
Here's a great example of the "less is more" theory. In thread painting - which is also called needle painting, long and short stitch shading, silk shading, or many other and varied names - the smooth blending of colors and shades is what the embroiderer tries to achieve. Take a look at these two pi
Needle Painting Kits - Up Close - and a Give-Away!
I've written about Trish Burr's needle painting kits here on Needle 'n Thread many, many times. And there's a reason for that - her needle painting projects are so finally detailed, so charming, so pretty. Her flowers, her birds, her little miniatures - they appeal, you know! But most of all, wha