Use Bargello for Necklaces

Necklace with Bargello needlepoint designed by A Alicia and available on etsy

Originally posted 2012-03-23 07:28:36. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThese embroidered necklaces from A Alicia aren’t my style, I’m more traditional. They do show a really creative use of small buts of Bargello. Thanks to my daughter who finds these, and many other delightful things on the blog design sponge.

Doodle Needlepoint – Stitchlady’s Project

Stitchlady took up Jocelyn’s idea for doodle needlepoint and did her own. The results, with lots of pictures, are now posted on her blog. It’s a neat idea for doodling. She outlined each area and then filled it in with different threads and stitches, looking for balance and texture. Jocelyn’s was done in Tent Stitch […]

More Eye Candy


Originally posted 2011-11-25 07:02:40. Republished by Blog Post Promoter You may think when you see something in color that it is actually printed or displayed in the color it is. But actually most printed and displayed things are created by using mixtures of just four colors. While you might not think about it, you actually […]

Needlepoint Collage

Originally posted 2009-11-22 07:20:06. Republished by Blog Post PromoterMost of the things on my needlepoint bucket list are really huge projects, I probably never will end up doing. But some are small enough I might actually achieve them someday. Right near the top of that list is learning how to do canvas collage. This technique, […]

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 […]