Highlighting the Focal Point – Mitered Backgrounds in Needlepoint

needlepoint showing mitered background

Originally posted 2009-09-24 07:25:38. Republished by Blog Post Promoter An easy way to accent the focal point of any needlerpoint, especially if it is a simple one such as this autumn leaf, is to have the background stitch “point” to the center of the stitching. This process is called “mitering.” When you miter a background, […]

A Unique Collaboration

copyright Carolyn Schmitz

Barbara Elmore has teamed up with artist Carolyn Schmitz to stitch a needlepoint of this painting. While there’s plenty of needlepoint out there that is adapted from paintings and other art, what’s interesting about this project is that it’s a real collaboration. Carolyn knows Barbara will be stitching it and has put elements in the […]

Needlepoint Pins Pack Lots of Pattern into a Tiny Space

Pin desigtned & made by urbahnika & available on Etsy.

Originally posted 2012-03-18 07:24:47. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThanks to my daughter who found a post about Allene LaSpina’s charming needlepoint pins on design sponge, I want to show you some lovely needlepoint eye candy today. Her line of embroidered pins is called Urbahnika. She says it “is a line of hand embroidered brooches created […]