Sunday Stitching – Project Done

Originally posted 2006-04-26 07:24:36. Republished by Blog Post PromoterOn Sundays, I take a break from all the stitching I do for models, for stitch guides and for commissions and stitch for me. I started to do this because I rememebred my grandmother’s “no sewing on Sundays” rule. She was head of an alterations department at [...]

#16 now Available in Holographic Colors

Kreinik just announced that the holographic colors are now available in #16 braid. It’s perfect for blending with other threads and for cross stitch. #16 joins #4, #8, #12, and blending filament, as well as 1/*” and 1/16″ ribbon in this popular line.

Mod Sampler – Part 3

needlepoint quilt sampler in mod colors two blocks

Originally posted 2009-05-06 08:28:57. Republished by Blog Post Promoter With these two blocks you have all the patterns you need to stitch the blocks for the mod Sampler. I didn’t have time today to stitch more than three blocks, but, as you can see, this completes two rows of the quilt. I’ll update you with [...]

Scrap Bag Needlepoint

Free stash-buster needlepoint pattern from About.com

Have odds and ends of threads sitting around? Looking for some great free projects to use them up? Look no further than Cheryl Fall’s great stash-busting projects on About.com The delightful thing about these projects is that buy using little bits of many colors, they are a great way to use up your odds and [...]

Medieval Mosaic – A Great Stitch

from Rittenhouse Needlepoint

A recent entry on Rittenhouse Needlepoint‘s Stitch of the Week was Medieval Mosaic (pictured above). One of my favorite stitches. It took me a bit to get the hang of this stitch, but once I did it became one of my favorites. The stitch is made entirely from straight stitches, four long ones, followed by [...]