How to Make a Designer-Inspired Monogram Pillow

You can make a custom monogram pillow like this easily

Don’t you just love the bold design of this monogram pillow? I do, but even as I look at it I think that I’d like it in a different typeface and in different colors. That’s why we make needlepoint projects, so they are exactly the way we want them to be. It’s incredibly easy to [...]

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 [...]

Letters of Welcome – Product Review


You might pass by this project pack at your local needlepoint store, thinking it’s “just” a sampler. I have one word of advice DON’T. It’s one of the most useful books on needlepoint alphabets around. First off there are 16 alphabets, some upper case, some lower case, some both.Each alphabet has a short introduction, telling [...]

Hebrew Alphabet – Free Pattern Alert


Originally posted 2011-04-25 07:46:57. Republished by Blog Post Promoter If you want lettering on a piece of needlepoint, you may have a hard time finding alphabets. If you want the Latin alphabet, you’re fine. But, as I found out recently, if your want something else, think again. And if you want Hebrew, that’s really hard. [...]

Personal Needlepoint – Transferring the Design


Originally posted 2011-03-31 07:22:12. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Using your image, a copier, and your knowledge of the finished size, make your chosen image the right size for your finished item. When doing this remember to leave a margin on all sides, the design will look better, and be sure to leave enough room [...]