Pattern Couching – Jubilee Free Needlepoint Pattern

Dolley Madison Star, copyright Napa Needlepoint

This weeks block is Dolley Madison Star and it features pattern couching as the technique. This block is directly below Spool, last week’s block. This technique is an adaptation of an old embroidery technique called Or Nue, where a layer of gold thread is laid down and then the stitching is done over it. Although [...]

Come Stitch with Me – Celebrate Sampler “T”

Celebrate Needlepoint Stitches Sampler "T" Staircase Stitch

Originally posted 2008-12-09 07:56:01. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Here’s the T patch for Celebrate. The T has a fun modern style but still with some curves. I think it constrast nicely with the background, which is Staircase Stitch and is done in a solid color thread (Silk & Ivory) and an overdyed (flamingo Watercolours). [...]