How to Make an Elaborate Egyptian Hairdo

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Originally posted 2012-04-27 07:36:58. Republished by Blog Post PromoterOver on Needlepoint Teacher, Susan Sturgeon Roberts’ blog, is a wonderful detailed post on how to stitch this elaborate Egyptian hairstyle. Now stitching the Queen of the Nile may not be in your plans, but there are plenty of things to tale away from this post. How […]

Jubilee Pulled Canvas Sampler Block

Chain Block, Pulled ?Canvascopyright Napa Needlepoint

Pulled canvas is a delightful technique, one which is always a surprise because the look of the finished stitches is completely different than the look of the diagrammed stitches. Because the canvas (and the stitches to some extent) becomes distorted after each stitch is pulled, a lacy effect is created. This block is found above […]

More Big Impact, Little Cost Needlepoint from the Archives

Originally posted 2012-04-30 07:38:11. Republished by Blog Post PromoterUsing waste canvas to embellish clothing is a fantastic way to give garments a custom look. Learn how in this illustrated tutorial. Do you have some plastic canvas and a bunch of thread sitting around. This plastic canvas bracelet is just one of several PC projects, that […]

Fantastic Video on Beading with Great Eye Candy

Originally posted 2011-11-19 06:47:55. Republished by Blog Post PromoterBeadpoint is the technique of stitching a needlepoint canvas entirely in beads. There have been a few books on the technique (one reviewed here) but it can still be confusing to many stitchers. I found a simply fantastic video on YouTube on beadpoint. In it you’ll learn: […]