Jane Austen Book Covers

Leigh-Anne Mullock, a designer, has a portfolio at her website where she showcases some of her more interesting stuff. Among these are book covers she designed for 2 Jane Austen novels: “Pride and Prejudice,” and “Mansfield Park”. In her words: Hand stitched cover ilustrations feature imagery about their relationships the novel’s protagonists might have been […]

The Different Types of Needlepoint Threads

Christine Mann has done it again, this time with an article titled “Guide to Needlepoint Yarns and Threads“. A good introduction to the different types of threads and how to choose between them. The vast assortment of different yarns and threads available today can be confusing. Which ones work best for needlepoint? How should a […]

The Different Types of Needlepoint Canvas

Christine Mann has posted a Guide to Needlepoint Canvas over at Suite101. The article summarizes the differences between the various types of needlepoint canvas and is a pretty good introduction to this topic. Good quality materials are essential for creating works of art that last, and they help avoid frustration while you work. Before beginning […]