Originally posted 2008-11-29 06:36:22. Republished by Blog Post Promoter When I saw this mini-egg on Ashley Bradley’s site, I just had to stitch it and share it as a stitch guide. I started and finished it yesterday. I am endlessly intrigued by the idea of stitch sampler, especially those which are not exactly traditional in [...]
Originally posted 2009-11-11 07:50:43. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Christmas Lights is now open for subscriptions for this delightful twelve-month series of needlepoint ornaments. Based on old-fashioned Christmas Lights, each ornament has one mixed thread stitch for the bulb and a second stitch for the base. They are designed for Advanced Beginning stitchers, But anyone [...]
Originally posted 2009-11-25 07:08:21. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI’m excited about this designer profile on About.com. You will be too when you see the fun mini-sock pattern based on a popular quilt block that’s part of it.
Originally posted 2007-05-21 22:28:40. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I couldn’t wait for it to be finished as ornaments in order to give you a sneak peek at one of the charming Peppermint Twist birds from Melissa Shirley Designs. They are the latest stitch guide from me and Holly McGuinness of Golden Touch Crafts (http://www.goldentouchcrafts.com). [...]
I don’t know about you but I’m both frustrated and fascinated by raffia in craft stores. It’s so cheap, it looks so stitchable. But wait, it’s too thick for most canvas. That’s why I love Craft Pod’s project to make placemats from plastic canvas and raffia. It’s a clever, fashionable idea. Get the great tutorial. [...]