Which Kind of Indian? – Friday Fiber Fun

copyright TEW Designs

I love these ornaments from eBay seller TEW Designs. She does a fantastic job of rendering fabric designs and all kinds of historic ornament in stitch-painted rounds and eggs. I wanted to introduce you to her because so often we overlook historic textiles and designs as sources for needlepoint. We also often don’t think about […]

Shifty Needlepoint – Friday Fiber Fun

copyright Barbara Bergsten Designs

I love the little shift canvases from Barbara Bergsten. They are small, stitch-painted and only use a few colors. They could become quite addictive once you’ve stitched one. This week’s canvas is the shift pictured above. I’m currently stitching a bunch of shifts on a larger “Oh Shift!” canvas so they are on my mind. […]

Another Watercolour Twinchy

Needlepoint Christmas Ornament featuring Mosaic Stitch in leaf quilt design

Originally posted 2008-11-05 05:45:08. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I told you there was another one, complete with chart (below). It was hiding in one of the smaller piles on my desk. I was celebrating the start of CyberPointers by cleaning the desk off (cheap thrills I know but seeing the desk surface is so […]

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 […]

Christmas Gift in Bargello

bargello needlepoint ornament of wrapped Christmas gift

Originally posted 2009-06-26 05:27:25. Republished by Blog Post Promoter It’s Friday, have you downloaded this week’s free Bargello Christmas ornament pattern from Bargello Needlepoint yet? It is the simply delightful gift-wrapped “package” above. Since it uses two shades of the same color for the main pattern, you could make it in lots of different colors […]