Free Woven Ribbons Ornament in Two Color Schemes

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SJ Designs makes one of my favorite threads, Confetti, beads, and charming projects. To show them off, the company has created this fee woven ribbons ornaments to be stitched on 13- or 18-mesh canvas. Better yet, you can get it in either traditional Christmas or Hanukkah colors. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2015Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under […]

Ruth Dilts – Needlepoint Designer Extraordinaire

sunrise charted needlepoint by ruth dilts

Originally posted 2010-07-17 07:53:17. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Sara, from The Scarlet Quince has a phenominal interview with Ruth Dilts on her blog. They have a lovely selection of Ruth’s charts in their on-line store and have a special going on. It is of Sunrise, pictured above, available as a chart or as a […]

Looking at Letters as Patterns

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Have you ever thought about letters just as shapes, not as sounds? In Alphabetrics, the follow-up book to Alphagraphics (reviewed here), Jinis takes letters and uses them as shapes. Each letter has three treatments: a linear pattern suitable for a belt or border, four large capital letters arranged as a 40-stitch square motif, and a […]