Sun, 19 July 2009
Welcome to the CraftyPod, a craft podcast all about making stuff.
Click the “Play” button at the bottom of this post to listen!
In this show:
- All about needlepoint, with Janet Perry, who's on a mission to change the way we think about this craft.
- Some discussion of why needlepoint is a perfect craft for today, and why it doesn't seem to get the respect it deserves.
- Lots of great ideas and resources to get you started needlepointing!
- Check out Janet'sNapa Needlepoint website, where you can find...
- Janet's frequently-updated series of ebooks
- ...And, Janet's blog, Nuts About Needlepoint
- Janet also offers a free email needlepoint course for beginners.
- A book Janet recommends highly: Bargello, by Elsa Williams, published 1967.
- A book I recommend highly: Better Homes and Gardens Needlepoint, published 1978.
- Definitely check out the Modern Needlepoint on Flickr - it has lots of stunning work.