Make the Tag the Gift with this Needlepoint

Noodle Tags from Jen Funk-Weber

Originally posted 2010-12-11 07:53:36. Republished by Blog Post PromoterMy friend Jen Funk-Weber is currently showcasing a number of small projects that you can finish in time for Christmas giving. I’m delighted by this clever idea for making dangling needlepoint gift tags, she calls “Noodle Tags.” It’s a creative way to use up small pieces of […]

Byzantine Options – Part 2 – Free Project

jacquard stitch for needlepoint, diagrammed bu needlepoint expert janet m. perry

Originally posted 2012-05-09 07:25:25. Republished by Blog Post PromoterYesterday we got the material list, traced the outline and stitched it. Today we will stitch the blocks numbered 1-4 on the outline. Block 1: Jacquard This patch uses the green Petite Very Velvet (Very Velvet) and the metallic ribbon. This stitch is closely related to Byzantine, […]

See Designing Women’s Canvases On-line

Originally posted 2012-02-18 07:03:46. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI love Designing Women’s Canvases and have stitched many over the years. My favorites are their crosses which come in such a wide selection of styles. Recently Canvas Connection took over their line of canvases. Happily the have an extensive website and have a whole section of […]

Bel Canto – Free Bargello Needlepoint Pattern

Bel Canto, copyright Napa Needlepoint

This week we finish up the Bargello Bell series with a lovely bell. This pattern is, like Black Diamond, slightly more challenging. That’s because the two accent lines run in the opposite direction to the main pattern. You’ll find stitching this easier if you follow the order of stitching outlined below. Materials 5×7″ 18-mesh canvas […]

Peppermint Twist Bird Stitch Guide

Originally posted 2007-06-25 07:58:15. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Aren’t these canvases a delight? In charming pastels, with great stitches and glittery threads, I just love how these birds turned out. They will look like the most adorable confections on your tree, or displayed together on stands. Best of all because they are on 13 […]