Berlinwork Cushion – Free Designs (3 of 4)

berlinwork garland of roses needlepoint chart

Originally posted 2010-08-21 07:02:50. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This week we finish up Star’s delightful Berlinwork-inspired set of small designs. The last three sections: Swan Cat & Mouse Garland of Roses Here are links to the other parts: Part 1 Part 2 Frame & finishing (next week)

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 [...]