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 [...]

Introducing Happy Threads

Originally posted 2009-08-29 07:03:34. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThere is a phenominal new resource availble on the Internet for people who like to stitch from charts. Happy Stitch is from Australia and the designs are all original, contemporary in style, and free. In the free needlepoint charts,there is “Basement Cat,” a term familiar to all [...]

Cross Stitch Basics

Originally posted 2002-12-07 09:02:53. Republished by Blog Post PromoterCross stitch is one of the oldest needlework stitches and has been used constantly since prehistoric times. You’ll find working cross stitch to be an easy and rewarding for of needlework. These tips are designed to help beginners get started with cross stitch. The Stitch Cross stitches [...]