Just by Looking

copyright Jo Ippolito Christensen

Yogi Berra once said “You can observe a lot just by looking.” He was talking about baseball, but it’s also true of needlepoint. Even if you are a turbostitcher and send your life stitching, you will only stitch a fraction of the canvases out there. And unless you both stitch from the same stitch guide […]

Add Needlepoint to this Contemporary Lampshade

needlepoint lamp shade from Lamp Gustaf

Originally posted 2010-03-21 07:34:51. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Lamps can be a difficult thing in a home. All too often you can’t find the right one and when you find one that work physically, it isn’t the right style. That’s what’s so cool about this shade from Lamp Gustaf, a Swedish company. It has […]

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.

Needlepoint Eye Candy in this Shop’s Gallery

Originally posted 2012-08-03 07:02:06. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI am in thrall with the gallery from Charleston’s It’s a Stitch needlepoint & knitting shop. Instead of working, I sat there enchanted with all the wonderful stitching there. Seeing as needlepoint shows are few and far between on-line slide shows like this are a wonderful way […]

How Do I Finish a Needlepoint Ornament?

Lee Needle Arts Luggage Tag, cross pattern by Michelle Roberts

If you want to finish your needlepoint ornamnents yourself, you are likely to become frustrated and not by the finishing. You’ll be frustrated by how difficult it is to find information and on-line instructions to do so. I got asked this question a few days ago, and I know it’s one many folks have. Today […]