Start of Long & Short Stitch Tutorial

Originally posted 2009-08-03 06:55:25. Republished by Blog Post PromoterLong and Short Stitch is a free embroidery stitch adapted to needlepoint and used to make realistic shading. Similar to Random Stitch, which we covered in two posts last week, Long and Short Stitch is a fantastic method for stitching flower petals and other items which need [...]

Are You Crazy about Cashmere Stitch?

craftsman trees cashmere stitch needlepoint by janet perry

I am as you can see from the sampler above (available as an ebook here). The second year of my hugely popular 25 stitches series begins May 15, 2014 with 25 Cashmere Stitches. In this three-lesson email course, you’ll learn 25 variations of Cashmere Stitch to increase your stitch knowledge and to add interest to [...]

25 Stitches for Buildings now Available as Needlepoint Independent Study

Exciting Stitches for Buildings in my newest NIS class

Whether you are stitching an historic city street or a modern skyline, you’ll love the stitches in the latest 25 Stitches class — 25 Stitches for Buildings. Now available as a Needlepoint Independent Study (NIS) class, every stitcher will benefit from the great ideas in this three-lesson class. You’ll learn stitches and strategies for making [...]

Benefit EGA with these Magnets or Charms

Honor or Legends with magnets or charms

You can both honor six of the mothers of modern needlepoint and help support EGA’s Seminar this year (held in Phoenix this fall) by purchasing this set of six magnets. The EGA Seminar 2014 magnets/charms honor Enthoven, Alderson, Fleming, Algie, Hilton, and Rogers. Each magnet/charm is on a separate card that tells something about the [...]

Some Random Thoughts on Designing

Originally posted 2006-04-18 06:35:38. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI’m working on two of EGA’s Master Craftsman programs, design and color. I’m on step 2 of color and have a provisional pass on step 2 in design. The Step 2 project with changes goes back to be rejudged next week. But yesterday I spent a fair [...]