Originally posted 2010-05-05 07:33:47. Republished by Blog Post Promoter It’s faced us all at one time or another — you are running out of thread and can’t find a matching dyelot. My friend Althea, over at Bargello Needlepoint had some wonderful tips last week about how to handle this.
You can make your Straight Gobelin look better by following some simple tips. Remember, this stitch is called Satin Stitch in the world of embroidery on cloth. It’s a fundamental free embroidery stitch used for everything from rustic fill-ins on doodle stitching to ravishingly beautiful needlepointing. In this blog post, one of the best at [...]
Originally posted 2010-01-22 10:13:24. Republished by Blog Post Promoter My friend Diane over at Crafty Pod has a love for plastic canvas. She’s made many remarkable projects from it, buys vintage and Japanese books on it looking for ideas, and generally lifts this material from the realm of church-bazaar crafts to something fun, bright, and [...]
Originally posted 2009-07-18 07:10:23. Republished by Blog Post PromoterRecently the CRAFT blog had a post on making a project bag for your knitting. It recycles those clear plastic zipper bags which hold sheets, tablecloths, or quilts. This is a fantastic idea and one which, as needlepointers, we can also adopt. They will be best for [...]
These days canvas enhancement classes are very popular. In them each stitcher picks a canvas & you get a stitch guide written by the teacher. During the class time the teacher spends time with each student going over that guide. But the big benefit is that students learn from what’s being said about all the [...]