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. [...]

Stitch your Stash Around the World Update

Originally posted 2008-09-14 05:35:10. Republished by Blog Post PromoterBarbara has posted the eighth block on this sampler. It’s Interlocking Gobelin, one of my favorite stitches. If you want to see the entire series of posts together, check here. I’m also happy to report that even though I didn’t cut my canvas big enough to do [...]

Little Amish Quilt Freebie – Sneak Peek

needlepoint bookmark finished yourself with pre-cut bookmark and stickers

Originally posted 2008-10-29 04:44:53. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I’m working on a little eProject book of six tiny Amish quilts which you self-finish and then use on various items like this bookmark. You can get this as a free project, including finishing instructions, on Whip Up, a delightful craft blog. The cool thing about [...]

Roman Stripe – a Little Needlepoint Freebie

Amish roman stripe quilt chart for needlepoint

Originally posted 2010-04-06 07:42:33. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This little quilt, done on interlock canvas, is one of my favorite pieces of needlepoint ever. It is a patchwork design called Roman Stripe and is done in a classic color palette for Amish quilts. The solid black rectangles set off the bright stripes and make [...]

Stitch your Stash – My Colors

Palette of threads for Stitch your Stash

Originally posted 2008-08-11 18:51:25. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I finally got around to getting this project in gear. I cut the canvas this morning. Based on Barbara’s block size, it’s about 9″ square on 18 mesh and a little over 11″ square on 14 mesh. I’m using 18 mesh. I was going to use [...]