Sunday Stitching – Project Done

Needlepoint Ornament - Our Lady of Guadelupe

Originally posted 2006-11-06 07:43:49. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor a real change yesterday I waitched football most of the day and stitched. It was a wonderful, relaxing change. As a result, I finished the Petei Our Lady of Guadelupe, as you can see. I love the wonderful changes in texture which come from the different [...]

Good Works in Needlepoint

Kneeler for Patron's Chapel at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston

Joan Eidman’s blog has a lovely post about the stitchers at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston where they are busy on a multi-year stitching project. A big part of the project is stitching kneelers for all 287 kneelers in the Church. While the basic kneelers are lovely (check out the pictures of them on [...]

Free Torah Needlepoint Pattern

torah judaic needlepoint design free from craft stew

Originally posted 2009-12-14 17:44:36. Republished by Blog Post Promoter While Judaism has a long tradition of fine needlework, it’s not often I find great Judaic patterns available free on the Web. Thanks two Denise over at Craft Gossip for writing about this wonderful Torah scroll in its case on Craft Stew. I can see it [...]

Needlepoint Nativity in Atlanta Church

Needlepoint nativiy from Peachtree Presbyterian Church

Peachtree Presbyterian is a church in Atlanta. Seventeen stitchers got together to stitch this charming 23-piece needlepoint nativity, seen here. A lovely article from the Atlanta Constitution and available here tells the story behind this lovely and enduring legacy to the church. The pieces use 58 different stitches, 20 kinds of threads, and 129 colors. [...]

Patron Saint of Needlework

Originally posted 2009-08-12 07:27:02. Republished by Blog Post Promoter October 11 is the feast of St. Clare, who is the patron saint of needlework. There are patrons for many, many things, so you shouldn’t be surprised that needlework has its own patron. If you don’t know much about St. Clare, she was the daughter of [...]