Stash Busting Project – Stitch your Stash around the World

Originally posted 2008-08-07 12:06:45. Republished by Blog Post PromoterMy friend, Barbara Bergsten has just posted the start of a wonderful Scrap Bag Needlepoint project. The idea will be to use your stash threads to make a needlepoint Trip around the World quilt. I’m so excited about this, and not just because my stash is big. [...]

Classic Needlepoint Recharted – Monday Series

needlepoint shell chart, designed by Anne Orr

Originally posted 2009-08-24 06:50:15. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor the next several Mondays (more or less), I’m going to have a series of classic needlepoint designs recharted for you all. The designs are taken from a 1938 magazine packed full of stitched needlepoint designed by Anne Orr. You might be wondering who Ann was. Born [...]

A Chorus Line of Crocuses

14-03-26-mm-tulips-all

Over on her blog Sue Dulle has been reworking a charming Spring piece that has a bunch of tulips on it. She didn’t like them as painted so she came up with her own. And she’s sharing the pattern with us. It uses Bargello-ish Straight Stitches and the flowers touch at the leaf tips. With [...]

Charming Free Folks Art Animal Charts

lion sampler by Aliosha

Originally posted 2010-05-16 07:42:20. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Thanks and a tip of the hat to Denise at Craft Gossip for alerting me to these charming animals samplers from Aliola. There are links to the entire collection. I just love the folk art, almost primative style of them. I can see them done as [...]

Laura Perin’s Mini Mystery #3 – Free Ornament Design

Originally posted 2011-12-19 07:06:52. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI’m afraid I’m woefully behind on doing Laura’s three delightful mini ornaments. I haven’t even finished the first one yet. But today and last Monday she has posted the instructions and charts for the last and smallest of the ornaments. Part 1 is here. Part 2 can [...]