Come Stitch with Me – Celebrate Exclamation Point

cross stitch and needlepoint chart of exclamation point

Originally posted 2008-12-16 12:29:40. Republished by Blog Post Promoter We’re on the home stretch for Celebrate end will finish up next week. Today’s block has a big, bold exclamation point. Behind it is an experiment in making a stitch larger which turned out differently (and better) than I expected. The stitch is Giant Diagonal Cashmere [...]

Start the New Year with a Great Needlepoint Stitch-along


This year’s stitch-along project from Blue Dogwood Designs is called Sashiko. Inspired by this traditional Japanese quilting technique, the project will fill outlined shells with stitches inspired by blackwork, openwork and fabulous backgrounds. Stitch it using silks & cottons from Valdani. If you don’t want to count out the outline, you can purchase a line-drawn [...]

Come Stitch with Me – Celebrate Sampler – B

Variation of Criss-cross Hungarian

Originally posted 2008-10-15 07:17:22. Republished by Blog Post Promoter A lower case B and a fun stitch using two threads combine to make this pretty block on our sampler. The alphabet is Arcadian 26 from Tink’s Alphabets Tantalizing and Terrific. The stitch is a Inside-out Criss-cross Hungarian. This stitch takes Criss Cross Hungarian, used in [...]

Stripey Christmas Tree – Free Project

Make a Needlepoint Stitch Sampler inspired by this card.

Come stitch with me to make an adorable stitch sampler Christmas Tree. Because there are 12 stripes, it will get you ready for Christmas. Having a new stitch each day from now until Christmas means you might still be working on the wider stripes. With plenty of options for finishing touches, this will be a [...]

Substitutions in the Abstract Needlepoint

abstract cross stitch done as needlepoint, showing color substitutions

Originally posted 2009-07-14 06:50:22. Republished by Blog Post Promoter If you want to make a Scrap Bag Needlepoint from your stash and want it to have a coordinated look, there’s nothing better than pulling out all your threads in a particular color scheme. That’s what I chose to do for my version of the delightful [...]