Two Little Stars – Free Vintage Needlepoint Charts

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Originally posted 2011-05-15 06:56:40. Republished by Blog Post Promoter These two small start patterns are adapted from a book of vintage needlepoint projects. I like them because they are small but intriguingly complex. The smaller one is the larger one with smaller arms, so they work together well. You can use them in many ways, [...]

Morning Glory – Free Vintage Needlepoint Chart

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Originally posted 2011-05-13 07:12:12. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This chart of two charming morning glories is recharted and adapted from a vintage book of needlepoint projects. while the original motif was larger and formed a floral stripe on a pillow worked in wool, I think it would be absolutely delightful as a motif on [...]

Blog Stitching — Starting a Project

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Originally posted 2010-01-31 07:12:44. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I’ve been a good girl and I’ve managed tyo make a bit of a dent in the UFO pile, have stitched some new projects, and generally gotten more of my to do pile done. And California is having and El Nino winter and so it rains. [...]

Fern – Free Vintage Needlepoint Chart

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Originally posted 2011-05-16 06:41:02. Republished by Blog Post Promoter My backyard is very shady and, for the first time in decades, I have been thinking about making a fern garden. Here in California, it’s generally too dry for much in the way of ferns, but Mare Island’s bayside location and all the fog, makes this [...]

Vintage Needlepoint Book: Celebrity Needlepoint

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If you are a budget-minded stitcher looking for cheap inspiration, go seek out your local thrift shop, library sale, or used bookstore. Because needlepoint was so popular in the 1970′s, there are tons of great needlepoint books out there to be found cheap. Celebrity Needlepoint is one of my favorites for inspiration. It has stories [...]