Miniature Embroidered Patchwork – book review

Originally posted 2004-03-17 14:54:39. Republished by Blog Post PromoterMargaret Major, Guild of Master Craftsman (distributed by Sterling), $19.95, ISBN 1-86108-341-6 In the foreword to the book, the editor of Doll’s House magazine enthuses about Margaret Major’s lovely miniature embroidered quilts. From the wonderful selection of projects in this book, I can easily understand why. Embroidery […]

Anne Orr Bargello

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Originally posted 2009-08-31 06:44:47. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This week’s classic needlepoint pattern is another on recharted from my classic Anne Orr booklet. It’s a Bargello pattern. It combines a shallow scallop with two zigzags. Click on the picture to get the full-size chart. The stitches are all over four threads, but notice that […]

Gingerbread in Needlepoint – Free Pattern

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Originally posted 2011-10-04 07:31:31. Republished by Blog Post Promoter DMC recently published these four charming gingerbread ornaments to stitch. The charts represent the icing on these decorated “cookies,” you add the cookie by either your stitching or your ground. If you don’t want to stitch the ground, think about using perforated paper in ecru, brown […]