Nicholas Owen – Free Mini Bargello Pattern

mini bargello needlepoint pattern, designed and stitched by needlepoint expert janet m. perry

Originally posted 2012-03-31 07:02:20. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Dragonfly Lotus makes a wonderful line of hand-spun and hand-dyed threads (red my review of some of them). Recently they have come out with a charming line of semi-solid colors in frosted shades. These 17 colors combine lovely shades with a bit of white for that [...]

Threading the Needle

Originally posted 2010-01-07 07:23:53. Republished by Blog Post PromoterA reader recently asked me: “Are there tips to threading the needle? The thread keeps fraying!” I’ll start with the obvious — are you threading the needle properly? You bring the thread to the needle, not the needle to the thread. That’s the most important thing. Second, [...]

Charming Free Design from The Caron Collection

copyright The Caron Collection

This delightful little piece is called “To Bead or not to Bead” and it’s designed by Lois Caron. It uses lots of colors and stitches to create a delightful project that is great for stash-busting. Find the instructions here: http://www.caron-net.com/2014-designs-added/free_14-to-be-or-not-to-be.html. You can also use this link to get the instructions as a free PDF. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2014Some [...]