Come Stitch with Me – Celebrate Sampler “A”

needlepoint chart for alphabet designed by Tink Boord-Dill

Originally posted 2008-11-20 07:08:29. Republished by Blog Post Promoter We’re past the halfway point in making our Celebrate sampler. This block uses the “A” from Arts n Crafts 24 in Tink’s Alphabets Eclectic and Interesting (available here). This alphabet is one of my favorites of Tink’s. I just love the way this letter is ornate [...]

Celebrate – Come Stitch with Me!

Celebrate US Postal Stamp

Originally posted 2008-08-14 06:32:56. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Recently I was at the Post Office and bought these Celebrate stamps. I thought they were so cute. This inspired me to create this blog’s very first Come Stitch with Me project. The idea behind this project is that we will stitch it together, one square [...]

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

copyright Blue Dogwood Designs

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 [...]