Needlepoint a Geometric Belt

grograin ribbon in preppy coloprs with needlepoint make a simple belt (photo copyright Ridgewood Needlepoint)

Have you been wanting to stitch a belt but couldn’t find a design you like? Then you’ll love this idea from a recent blog post from Ridgewood Needlepoint. These belts are based on a preppy icon, the grosgrain ribbon D-ring belt. Because they aren’t leather and use D-rings instead of buckles, they don’t require specialized [...]

LAS Mini-sock – Cashmere Variations


Originally posted 2011-06-21 07:22:23. Republished by Blog Post Promoter There are so many possible variations of Cashmere Stitch, it was hard to limit it to just five. This mini-sock takes its color scheme from the multi-colored Watercolours in block 4. This shade is called Raspberry Sherbet (I don’t see it, but I love the color). [...]

Holiday Ribbons – Free Design – Part 2

cashmere stitch double brick needlepoint stitch, diagrammed by needlepoint expert janet m. perry

Originally posted 2012-05-16 07:26:40. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Yesterday we began this delightful free mantle stocking design, Holiday Ribbons. Today we’ll do the green ribbons. Tomorrow we’ll finish up the project. Left Ribbon This ribbon is stitched in Irregular Alternating Slanted Gobelin Stripe, below, using Watercolours for all but the single thread stripes. Those [...]