Makoto’s Cross-stitch Super Collection – Book Review

Originally posted 2011-04-07 07:26:28. Republished by Blog Post PromoterMakoto Oozu, North Light Books, 2009, $19.99 ISBN: 978-1-4403-0945-0 I have to admit, I’m a sucker for Japanese art of all kinds. And I’m particularly fond of those pixelated little graphics, sort of like what you find on old video games. Many times I’ve looked at books [...]

Vintage Needlepoint – Anne Orr Maple Leaf

needlepoint maple lea chart, designed by anne orr

Originally posted 2009-10-26 16:57:12. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This is a simple maple leaf from Anne Orr. Isn’t it great? It’s so simple that it could be a beginning project if you wanted to try counted needlepoint. I’m also thinking it would be great for other techniques using charts like beadwork, filet crochet or [...]

Free Mythbusters Quote Pattern

mythbusters cross stitch

Originally posted 2010-08-06 07:21:55. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I am a huge Mythbusters fan (nerdiness surfacing here) and so I was so excited when CRAFT blog (the on-line version of CRAFT magazine) posted about this delightful chart of a quote from Mythbusters. I love the elaborate stitching and those great lions at the bottom. [...]

Wealth of Free Cross Stitch Patterns at Cyberstitchers

Originally posted 2011-03-05 07:17:12. Republished by Blog Post PromoterA chart is a chart is a chart — or at least that’s what I red someplace. And if you’re doing needlepoint that’s true — up to a point. While you can’t put a quarter stitch from counted cross stitch onto needlepoint canvas, you can stitch directly [...]