Originally posted 2011-06-18 07:35:45. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Orna has added the instructions for the second My Family block to her blog. You can read all about it here.
All the designs in this recent post from Craft Gossip are stitched on cloth, not on needlepoint canvas. But there is no reason not to adapt them for use on canvas with needlepoint threads. I’m really fond of the French Knot initial. You could do this so easily yourself, using an enlarged and traced letter […]
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 […]
The second to last blue log uses a very unusual stitch, Point de Tresse. The name in French is literally translated as “hair embroidery” or “hair stitch.” That’s because this stitch looks like a fat braid of hair. It’s one of those stitches that has lots of impact and is much easier than it looks. […]
Are you looking for ways to add texture to your needlepoint just by using the stitches you already know? Then you’ll love the next patch in the Log Cabin Sampler, the fourth accent color patch. The stitch is Scottish Checker, below. It replaces every other Scotch Stitch with Tent Stitches. This one uses your basic […]