Do I Have Time to Finish It Before Christmas?

With only about two weeks left before Christmas, no doubt slight panic is setting in as you think about all the things you wanted to make but haven’t finished. If you are really lucky, those things don’t need to be mailed. iIf you are really, REALLY lucky, they don’t have to be finished either. But [...]

Quilts as a Source of Inspiration

Originally posted 2010-04-23 07:16:41. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This post from the archives is reposted as part of the Blast from the Past series. New content will return October 3, 2013. Patchwork Quilts remain a rich source of inspiration of design in all kinds of media, needlepoint not the least. Every time I look [...]

Summary of Free Patterns

Originally posted 2010-08-31 07:31:22. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI hope you liked this free patterns month. There was lots of stitchy goodness here as well as plenty of inspiring patterns ands projects for you to stitch. Here’s a summary of what we saw: Turquoise Cross Pinwheel Quilt Block Pincushion Try-a-Stitch Package Think Pink (inside this [...]

Inspiring and Instructive Diaper Patterns

Originally posted 2007-12-02 15:32:43. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI hope my previous two posts have gotten you excited about exploring the world of diaper patterns. As promised, I’ve searched the Web to bring together some additional resources about them. Diapers in Needlework (instruction) My friend, Judy Harper, loves diaper patterns and has a lovely post [...]

Needlepoint Instruction on YouTube

Originally posted 2008-05-27 08:58:45. Republished by Blog Post PromoterMy husband is often fond of exclaiming “Isn’t the Internet wonderful?” Now people who know my background outside of stitching would find that ironic, as I’ve been on the Internet for more than 20 years. But, you know, he’s right, without the Internet how would we have [...]