Log Cabin Needlepoint Sampler Free Design

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This week we’ll begin the Log Cabin Needlepoint Sampler Free Design with the corner block. It’s stitched using the metallic thread using a delightful 4×4 Cross Stitch called Bound Cross, below. The diagram shows the layers of the stitch. First three stitches in one direction are made. They are then crossed with three stitches in […]

Great Diagonal Stitches in New Class

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Diagonal Stitches, from Tent to the largest length of Gobelin, they are the workhorses of needlepoint stitches. They are also the focus of my upcoming 25 Stitches class. These three-lesson email classes are notebook classes with a twist — a sampler project showcasing the stitches. In the first two lessons you’ll learn the stitches, using […]

Log Cabin Needlepoint Stitch Sampler Free Pattern

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The Log Cabin Needlepoint Stitch Sampler packs lots of texture and unusual stitches into an 8″ square pillow. Some of the stitches are common, but others are rarely seen these days. The sampler will appear every Tuesday over the next several weeks. One area of the sampler will be presented each week, so that you […]

Another Quilt-based Ornament

feathered star needlepoint ornament by janet perry for cyberpointers

Originally posted 2009-03-31 05:50:22. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I finished my second ornament for the CyberPointers book yesterday and its pictured above. It uses an expanded Scotch Stitch, designed by Jenny Morrow, as well as Half Scotches. In three shades of Watercolours and one of Silk & Ivory. It’s a needlepoint version of a […]

Ruth Dilts – Needlepoint Designer Extraordinaire

sunrise charted needlepoint by ruth dilts

Originally posted 2010-07-17 07:53:17. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Sara, from The Scarlet Quince has a phenominal interview with Ruth Dilts on her blog. They have a lovely selection of Ruth’s charts in their on-line store and have a special going on. It is of Sunrise, pictured above, available as a chart or as a […]