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

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 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 [...]