How Do I Finish a Needlepoint Ornament?

Lee Needle Arts Luggage Tag, cross pattern by Michelle Roberts

If you want to finish your needlepoint ornamnents yourself, you are likely to become frustrated and not by the finishing. You’ll be frustrated by how difficult it is to find information and on-line instructions to do so. I got asked this question a few days ago, and I know it’s one many folks have. Today […]

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 […]

LAS Mini-sock Double Cross

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Originally posted 2011-05-09 07:01:53. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This mini-sock features five cross stitches, all that have “double” in their names. I tried something different with this sock, Tahiti is used in every patch, along with a red thread. I did that because I wanted some consistency. But I got too much consistency. If […]

Bargello Odd Number Mini-Sock

Originally posted 2006-10-30 06:37:59. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI just got back this mini-sock from finisher Susan Thompson (check out her site at: http://susant-thefinisher.blogspot.com/. Isn’t it just too cute? It’s another one of the projects in the Bargello book. This one is mathematical in how the pattern was determined, every single one of the lines […]

LAS Mini-sock – Cashmere Variations

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Originally posted 2011-06-21 07:22:23. Republished by Blog Post Promoter There are so many possible variations of Cashmere Stitch, it was hard to limit it to just five. This mini-sock takes its color scheme from the multi-colored Watercolours in block 4. This shade is called Raspberry Sherbet (I don’t see it, but I love the color). […]