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 [...]

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 [...]

Colorful Charted Needlepoint

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Originally posted 2010-12-19 07:16:05. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I just love bright and colorful needlepoint. If you’re a fan of Eye Candy’s colorful designs, then look at this delightful charted piece from Ruth Schmuff, adapted from one of Ada’s canvases. Ada’s post about it is here. If you are thinking her style looks familiar [...]