Laid Stitches – LAS Min-Sock

laidwork needlepoint sampler christmas ornament mini-sock designed by needlepoint expert janet m. perry

Originally posted 2011-04-01 06:53:07. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Laidwork is a fun, if sometimes neglected as “too hard,” needlepoint technique. Quite simply laidwork is a stitch where one thread is laid down on the canvas and then attached to the canvas by another thread in a regular pattern. Sometimes these stitches can be quite […]

Bargello Bells Free Needlepoint Project

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Bargello always delights mew because it is so changeable. With a single simple stitch you can create so many looks. I never tire of exploring Bargello. Lately a big source of inspiration for me has been Bargello quilts. While, often, they are challenging to convert to needlepoint, they act as a spring to my imagination […]

Jubilee Needlepoint Outside Border and Corners

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This week we come to the end of Jubilee. We’ll be stitching the outside borders and the corner blocks. Corner Block In many kinds of quilts, the border is further embellished by having the corners done in yet another quilt block pattern. The corners of Jubilee use different threads to make a basic Nine Patch […]

Come Stitch with Me – Celebrate Sampler “T”

Celebrate Needlepoint Stitches Sampler "T" Staircase Stitch

Originally posted 2008-12-09 07:56:01. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Here’s the T patch for Celebrate. The T has a fun modern style but still with some curves. I think it constrast nicely with the background, which is Staircase Stitch and is done in a solid color thread (Silk & Ivory) and an overdyed (flamingo Watercolours). […]