Virtually every needlepointer I know collects canvases, often of a particular subject or by a particular designer. Me I collect In Good Company (and other) mini-socks, and Christmas tree designs. I love Mika Partridge and ahve a few other designers whose work I’ve been wanting to try. A dear friend told me she looks for [...]
Originally posted 2008-11-04 18:11:12. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Barbara has posted a one-page stitch guide for this Small Patchwork Tote. As you can see from the picture, it’s bright, it’s cute, and it’s a wonderful way to learn stitches in Barbara’s delightful style. Thanks for posting this!
by SuZy Murphy, self-published ( distributed by Rainbow Gallery). ISBN 0-9701330-3-0 SuZy Murphy has done it again! She’s come up with a wonderful stitch guide to another facet of needlepoint. SuZy’s Lite Stitches, her fifth book, covers stitches for covering a canvas lightly. In the introduction to the book, Murphy describes lite stitches as stitches [...]
Originally posted 2011-06-08 07:01:35. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Awhile ago, I told you about Orna’s delightful new venture, Gatherings, that packages a lovely bracelet for groups (think guilds, classes or parties). Her second offerings in the series has just come out, and it’s a simply fantastic idea! Many of us wonder about getting kids [...]
Sometimes I think that although I became addicted to needlepoint in 1970, I didn’t really learn how to do needlepoint until sometime in the early 80′s. Because my then I actually had learned about materials, good technique etc. So here’s a pile of mostly unorganized tips to get you started right. Use your guild or [...]