My new membership site, Colorful Needlepoint, will be closing the doors for Early Adopters on December 1. When the site opens to new members in the new year, memberships will be more expensive. This is your chance to prmanently get this low price as a member.
If you’ve been thinking about joining us then now really is the best time. The site officially opened on November 20 with courses,
free designs, projects, and lots of resources.
Colorful Needlepoint is an exciting membership site for all needlepointers, brought to you by Janet M Perry. So many stitchers feel as if they don’t have what they need whether it’s a new stitch, the easiest way to add embellishments, or a design that reflects their tastes. We’re here to help, to give you ideas, answer your questions, show you great stitches, or help you create designs that reflect you.
You’ll grow more confident as a stitcher, You’ll find a community of other needlepoiters, and you’ll find ways, explained in terms you can understand. to create great needlepoint.
I hope you’ll join me!
The site will have:
monthly projects, including 4 new stitch guides each year
stitch & pattern libraries
how-to, cheatsheets, & tutorials
Q & A sessions
challenges, forums, & group projects
and much more! (Keep reading for details.)
There is a series of mini-courses, designed to start at the beginning and teach you all aspects of needlepoint. The first course is available now, and a new course will premiere each month through next October. The first class is about understanding yourself as a stitch & understanding the canvas. Future classes will cover threads, stitches, tools, stitching effects, embellishments, and using fabric in needlepoint.
There are stitch and pattern libraries. These will have diagrams, bargello patterns, blackwork patterns, and stitches for pattern darning. I have over 800 stitches diagrammed so this will continue to grow until it becomes the largest repository of stitches on the Web.
You’ll find template and outline libraries, these too will continue to grow, especially the outline library. These are images of many kinds that you can transfer to canvas to create your own designs. Right now there is a small selection but I expect it to grow by 25-50 new designs per month. In addition, I have a how-to to teach you how to do this.
For many of the courses and projects, I have additional resources, such as cheatsheets (e.g. questions to ask about a canvas), how-tos (e.g, transferring a design to canvas), and tips pages 9e.g. Pattern Darning Tips0.
A new project will be added each month and will be permanently on the site. This month is Chat Noir, a stitch guide (pictured above top). Next month’s project will be a Bargello wallet or coin purse insert. There is a growing archive of older projects on the site. The bottom picture above is one of these. I’ll be adding more of these as time goes on.
If now’s not the right time for you then no problem, you’ll still be able to join us later but the price will have increased.
If you’re just not sure if the membership is for you, then don’t forget we offer a no-questions-asked money-back guarantee! We also
don’t tie you into a contract so you can leave any time.