Anna Maria’s Needleworks Notebook – book review

John Wiley & Sons, ISBN: 978-1-118-35997-6. $21.99 Anna Maria Horner is well-known for her quilting, fabric design, and blog. Earlier this year she added needlepoint designer to her accomplishments with her line of kits for Anchor. This new book covers four needlework techniques (cross stitch, needlepoint, embroidery, and crewel) with several projects in her bright […]

Come Stitch with Me – Name & Date Block

seven stitch alphabet for needlepoint or cross stitch

Originally posted 2008-12-17 08:16:20. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The last thing to do on your sampler is to sign and date it, which I finished last night. I modified my initials to make them into a monogram using this alphabet, Bungalow, which I designed several years ago. (Click on the picture to get the […]

From Canvas to Finished Needlepoint – New Mini-class

charley harper needlepoint calico cat, stitched by needlepoint expert janet m. perry

When stitchers tell you about their difficulties one topic keeps coming up — how can I “see” the end result in the unstitched canvas so that I get what I want. My November 15 mini-class is designed to teach you how to do just this. You’ll learn how to: analyze a canvas find a focal […]

Rittenhouse Needlepoint’s Stitch of the Week – Hungarian

pei pyramid at louvre

Originally posted 2009-04-04 05:35:50. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThis week Rittenhouse Needlepoint features Hungarian Stitch as the stitch of the week. Hungarian is a great stitch and one which every stitcher should know and use. There are a couple of applications where it’s just perfect, better than any other stitch. Do you need something which […]

Get Stitches Galore in this eBook Package

I’d almost rather find a great new stitch than get a diamond. They are more generally useful and are significantly less expensive. If you are like me, finding new stitches is almost addictive. In fact in the last week I’ve created one new variation and found a new stitch to try. That’s why I’m being […]