Delightful Free Chart

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Originally posted 2011-04-11 07:30:42. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Jan Fitzpatrick of Thread Medley continues her exploration and adaptation of ethnic textiles. Currently she is working on adapting a piece from the Anatolia region of Turkey. Her adaptation of this motif is, unhappily, too large to fit in the project she is creating. But her [...]

Free Needlepoint Patterns from Amazing Teachers

copyright Denise Beusen

Many of the best needlepoint teachers have gotten certification from NAN, the National Academy of Needlearts. Even better, many of theses teachers have shared their skills with us in four series of free patterns. The patterns include hearts, gemstones, trees, and African textiles and are suitable for many levels of stitchers. Find them on on [...]

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 [...]