This site, Embroidery Methods.com, has an outstanding article with tips for finishing embroidery. While many of the tips are more applicable to embroidery on fabric than to needlepoint, it has some great advice.
I haven’t been quite as busy this week with the site as I had hoped, but there are still many new pages available. There are two new free patterns pages: quilt-based geometrics , and specific needlepoint techniques. Several of these patterns have been intregrated into the existing directories as well. And lots of new thread [...]
New at All about Needlepoint this week: Needlepoint Pattern Free Directory: Christmas (non ornaments) Halloween Holiday New Content Pages: Frog Stitch Directional Light Light in Threads (shiny and dull threads) Understanding value Finishing Tips Two small needlepoint alphabets New information is being added to All about Needlepoint all the time. There’s lots of content there [...]
The first Stitch in Public Day has now become an annual event. Since February is National Embroidery Month, the EGA Board has designated the first Saturday as being Stitch in Public Day. The day is on a weekend do more stitchers who work can participate. Now, I know that in most of the country the [...]
The Japanese are legendary for these completely amazing “magazines,” for lack of a better word, which glory in the cleverest craft ideas. You see things you hadn’t ever thought of, ideas for embroidery, cross stitch, temari, knitting, sewing, and dozens of other crafts, presented in a refreshing style. They have great pictures, which really show [...]