Offset Chevron Bargello Ornament Free Project

Braided Stripe Quilt, copyright Anne & Will

This Offset Chevron Bargello Ornament Free Project is so easy, you’ll start it tonight and have it finished tomorrow. Inspired by a modern quilt, pictured here, diagonal lines of Straight Gobelin change directions along an off-center line. Our design creates a stronger line because all the diagonal rows will start and stop along a straight [...]

Upcoming Projects from DebBee’s Designs

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In a recent blog post, Debbie Rowley, the delightful mind behind DebBee’s Designs reflected on what designers do between trade shows. I know from experience and from talking to designers that she neglecting all the hard work of getting out orders and concentrating instead on the fun things, new pieces she’s designing. THese fall into [...]

Color Schemes – Quilt Block Two Ways

Patchwork Ornament in Blue

Originally posted 2008-10-06 06:33:47. Republished by Blog Post Promoter One of the most common questions I get from stitchers is about planning a color scheme. For many people, this is difficult, I think often because we have so much from which to choose. But, to a large extent, that makes it easier because it’s pretty [...]

Hot Air Balloon Bargello Update

Originally posted 2006-10-27 16:36:38. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI finished the Hot Air Balloon last night. It’s so absolutely adorable that I wanted to share it with you all! Next up a 3-D Bargello Christmas Tree, stitched using Gloriana’s wonderful Lorikeet hand-dyed wool. As soon as I get enough of it finished to look good, [...]

Gingerbread in Needlepoint – Free Pattern

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Originally posted 2011-10-04 07:31:31. Republished by Blog Post Promoter DMC recently published these four charming gingerbread ornaments to stitch. The charts represent the icing on these decorated “cookies,” you add the cookie by either your stitching or your ground. If you don’t want to stitch the ground, think about using perforated paper in ecru, brown [...]