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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Changing the Color Palette Punchneedle Patterns


I am thrilled to share with you how Kathy the owner of Wool and Goods, LLC of Rollingsford,  NH change the color palette of 3 of my punchneedle patterns

 
...I just love them!!!!

 
As a designer I am always encouraging fellow stitcher's to change suggested colors in one of my patterns to make it their very own. Below are photos of the original pattern that I worked on the left and on the right how Kathy changed it up...

 
 The first sample Kathy created..."Parchment Petals" ...love the brighter colors taking the piece from fall tones to spring tones. Finished with a matching frame.
 
 
The second sample is "Goldfinch and Thistles" Oh, just love the blue variegated colors in the background with the rose color thistles....

 
The final sample Kathy created was "Bleeding Heart Blush". I designed it as a small pillow, Kathy framed it with hand dyed yarn around the outside..just a little different twist.

 
 I hope these three samples will encourage you the next time when you select our your next project to try something different, maybe different colors or how you present the finial piece.

 
 

Sunday, April 6, 2014

New Wool Applique Pattern Release Whispering Violet Candlemat

 

 
 
 
Whispering Violets" was created with a rich textured background with hand dyed violets and leaves.  A perfect piece to make for Easter or Mother's Day centerpiece or give as a gift.

The pattern also includes a matching Candlewrap Bonus Pattern. The wrap fits a 4 1/2" candle. The pattern can easily be adjusted to fit other size candles. A quick and easy project to make up a few for giving this spring season. A classic look that may be displayed all year round.
 
This pattern may be purchased at many of the fine shops listed in this blog.
 
Note: Please respect the designer, all photos and patterns in this blog are copyright and may not be copied.

New Spring Wool Applique Pattern...Garden Basket


 
"Garden Basket" is a versatile pattern that extends the opportunity to use a combination of textured patterns and hand dyed wool for this applique project. Created in lush rose colors and accent with dusty olives. We used variegated Valdani three strand floss to bring out the colors of the flowers.
   
This pattern is available at many of the fine shops listed in blog on the left hand column.
 
 
Please respect the designer..all patterns and photos in this blog are copyright and may not be copied.

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