Welcome to Technique & Tricks Month

Originally posted 2010-11-01 07:15:51. Republished by Blog Post PromoterOne of the characteristics of my needlepoint is that I’m a lazy stitcher. I’m always looking for easy ways to get new effects, searching for threads and techniques that will give me a big “bang for bucks.” If I can find a single thread that will give […]

Four Needlepoint Gift Tags – Free Pattern

These four almost Twinchie (34 stitches square) quilt blocks are really quick to stitch and can be finished quickly to make simple ornaments or gift tags. They are stitched in colors to compliment the overdyed canvas colors, but any scrap of mono canvas will do. I just love the bright bold look. The patterns for […]

The Best Four-way Bargello Ever!


Originally posted 2009-06-05 06:34:41. Republished by Blog Post Promoter My friend Donna posted an in-depth article on her blog, Front Range Stitcher, earlier this week with this simply amazing Four-way Bargello piece on it The design is by Colorado needleartist/designer Toni Gerdes and it was taught at Donna’s ANG chapter. Donna has some great instructions […]

Clippings – Holiday Weekend Edition

Considering we went to friends on Thursday, so I didn’t have to cook, and that we didn’t go shopping, I’ve been pooped since Friday afternoon. I’m figuring it’s been all the household chores and organizing my DH and I did all week. So today I have a clippings post with an assortment of intriguing and […]

Needlepoint Eye Candy Bonanza

Daphne Goodyear is both an amazing and prolific needlepointer. Far better than lazy and cheap people like me who have most of our stitching sitting in boxes waiting to be finished. I just spent a long time on her wonderful site, Needle Artistry (UPDATE: Link added), exploring her work, reading her story, and admiring the […]