Come Stitch with Me – Celebrate “E” Block

Computer24 by Tink Boord-Dill, used with permission

Originally posted 2008-09-02 07:07:10. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Here’s the center block for the top, a big bold lower case e. The alphabet charted below, is Computer 24 from Tink’s Alphabets Tantalizing and Terrific. The background, below, is Criss-Cross Hungarian with Crosses stitched using a limited edition silk called Brazilian Boa from The Thread […]

Winter Stars – Part 3

triangle block needlepoint straight stitch

Originally posted 2009-03-26 06:05:35. Republished by Blog Post Promoter With the corner blocks and the final borders in place the Winter Stash Project is complete. I’m delighted by the way my scrap bag of blues worked out. The blue to blue-violet color scheme was lots of fun, the white, cream, and gray backgrounds kept the […]

Log Cabin Needlepoint Stitch Sampler Free Pattern

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The Log Cabin Needlepoint Stitch Sampler packs lots of texture and unusual stitches into an 8″ square pillow. Some of the stitches are common, but others are rarely seen these days. The sampler will appear every Tuesday over the next several weeks. One area of the sampler will be presented each week, so that you […]

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 […]