Rittenhouse Needlepoint, a new shop in Philadephia, put up a great post about this often neglected stitch. In my stitching, I tend to use this stitch in it’s smaller form and then pretty much only for borders. But I am intrigued by the idea of the larger version of the stitch and it ropey effect. […]
Archives for February 2009
Don’t you just love being on the cutting edge of societal evolution? And you just thought you loved needlepoint. But it’s suddenly become fashionable as this post on NY Fashion Week shows. And what’s cool about it is that this is a fashion blog, not a craft blog. Can’t think og a better way to […]
Thanks to Denise at Craft Gossip for pointing out this delightful Needlework Puzzle. It’s from Needlework Tips & Techniques, a fantastic reference source for needlework information. A lovely thing to do to take a break from stitching.
After I finished the previous post, I found a fourth new stitch on Barbara’s project, Framed Stem Stitch. Needlepoint Stem Stitch is a stitch I don’t use all that often, maybe because I find doing the row of Backstitch down the center a bit fiddly and I don’t much like it in large blocks. But […]
Today is National Stitch in Public Day! After the success of the First Stitch in Public Day last September with events all over the country celebrating EGA’S 50th Anniversary, EGA decided to make it an annual event and designate the first Saturday in February as Stitch in Public Day. I’m stitching with some friends at […]