I’ve always thought it’s one thing to practice stitches on pieces of doodle canvas and quite another to learn stitches on a canvas that turns into a project. I like the feeling that my practice is going towards something. That’s what I love about the Sandy Grossman-Morris canvas that is the basis of my upcoming [...]
This charming heart pattern is from StitchPlay, the name for the designing duo of Carole Lake & Michael Bowen. They have many patterns and projects available, often through the Shining Needle Society. On their website they have made this pattern available. There are so many things to like about it, it can really show off [...]
Originally posted 2010-05-05 07:40:42. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Northern Pine Designs has lovely charted needlepoint with an emphasis on geometrics and textured stitches, often mixed with Bargello. To give you a taste of their style, you can get this free pattern on their site as a PDF. Thanks and a tip of the hat [...]
Isn’t the top of this Sudberry Box just wonderful? It’s the latest free design from Ziva Needlepoint and it’s called Milanese Moderne. I love how the neutral colors and geometric shape of the Milanese Stitch combine to make something that evokes Art Moderne (another name for Art Deco) so perfectly. It’s easy to stitch in [...]
Laura Perin has done us all a great service with her series of Mini Mystery designs that have been running on Mondays since December. Now she has a short post letting you know how to print enlarged versions of the charts. P.S. This tip works with other diagrams and charts as well.