Classic Needlepoint Recharted – Monday Series

needlepoint shell chart, designed by Anne Orr

Originally posted 2009-08-24 06:50:15. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor the next several Mondays (more or less), I’m going to have a series of classic needlepoint designs recharted for you all. The designs are taken from a 1938 magazine packed full of stitched needlepoint designed by Anne Orr. You might be wondering who Ann was. Born [...]

New Needlepoint Products — Charted Needlepoint & Whole-Stitch Cross Stitch

Originally posted 2011-10-15 07:26:36. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThere are lots of amazing new charts out, including a couple of Cross Stitch charts I have to tell you about. DebBee’s Designs has lovely new additions to Diamond Delights and Glitz & Glamour. Opals is the newest Glitz piece. It’s amazing to me how she has [...]

Charming Free Folks Art Animal Charts

lion sampler by Aliosha

Originally posted 2010-05-16 07:42:20. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Thanks and a tip of the hat to Denise at Craft Gossip for alerting me to these charming animals samplers from Aliola. There are links to the entire collection. I just love the folk art, almost primative style of them. I can see them done as [...]

Two Little Stars – Free Vintage Needlepoint Charts


Originally posted 2011-05-15 06:56:40. Republished by Blog Post Promoter These two small start patterns are adapted from a book of vintage needlepoint projects. I like them because they are small but intriguingly complex. The smaller one is the larger one with smaller arms, so they work together well. You can use them in many ways, [...]

Have You Thought of these as a Source of Needlepoint Patterns?


Have you heard of Perler beads, also called Hama beads? They are plastic tubular beads in different colors. You arrange them in pretty designs on a small pegboard sized for them. When you like your design you iron it under a paer pressing cloth. The beads fuse and your design is permanent. My kids loved [...]