The Politics of Scarcity

Originally posted 2012-04-25 07:32:22. Republished by Blog Post Promoter As I’ve been thinking about the theme of this month’s posts, I have realized that using the tools of my needlepoint more prudently and more productively has made me a better and more creative stitcher. We so often fall into a trap of wishing things were [...]

Finishing a Roll-up Needlepoint

design copyright Kathy Schenkel, photo copyright Napa Needslepoint

How do you finish a roll-up needlepoint? These designs are popular but if you do your own finishing, they can be challenging. Sue Dulles has just made a number of these recently. In a blog post she shares a wonderful way to make a secure hanger for them. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2014Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published [...]

Stitch Direction & Needlepoint – Part 2

Tied Oblong Cross Stitch

Originally posted 2010-02-25 12:53:09. Republished by Blog Post Promoter While straight and diagonal stitches cover most needlepoint stitches, there are three other stitch and pattern directions that are quite powerful because they don’t have a strong direction. I often turn to these types of stitches when I need something that is unusual but doesn’t have [...]