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 Blackwork Valentine for You

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Tanja Berlin has created a charming set of these three Blackwork hearts as a free PDF pattern. Remember that if you are stitching these on needlepoint canvas, your stitches need to cross two threads. Otherwise the stitching is unstable. Get the pattern here. Happy St. Valentine’s Day! Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2015Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under […]