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 [...]

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 [...]