Adapting Plaids to Needlepoint

Plaid fabric

Originally posted 2008-11-28 06:54:25. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Plaids are one of the easiest types of fabric to adapt to needlepoint. Especially symmetrical plaids, such as tartans, make wonderful needlepoint. First we’ll talk about plaids and how they are constructed, then we’ll cover how to turn that into needlepoint. Plaids are woven patterns of […]

Do You Work in Hand? Project for a Needlework Keeper

keeper

Originally posted 2010-08-15 07:45:46. Republished by Blog Post Promoter If you work in hand instead of on stretcher bars or scroll frames, keeping your canvas flat and neat when not stitching can be a problem. That’s especially true with smaller items. Thanks to Denise from Craft Gossip, I want to share with you this charming […]

Free Woven Ribbons Ornament in Two Color Schemes

copyright SJ Designs

SJ Designs makes one of my favorite threads, Confetti, beads, and charming projects. To show them off, the company has created this fee woven ribbons ornaments to be stitched on 13- or 18-mesh canvas. Better yet, you can get it in either traditional Christmas or Hanukkah colors. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2015Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under […]

Laid Stitches – LAS Min-Sock

laidwork needlepoint sampler christmas ornament mini-sock designed by needlepoint expert janet m. perry

Originally posted 2011-04-01 06:53:07. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Laidwork is a fun, if sometimes neglected as “too hard,” needlepoint technique. Quite simply laidwork is a stitch where one thread is laid down on the canvas and then attached to the canvas by another thread in a regular pattern. Sometimes these stitches can be quite […]