Kelly’s Stumpwork Sampler

Sampler Pic Jan 27, 2011.jpeg

Originally posted 2011-07-31 07:06:14. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I am envious and anxious to stitch my own all at once! Isn’t this stumpwork sampler that my friend Kelly Clark is stitching amazing? As you can read in her first blog post about the project, Kelly was reading about stumpwork techniques and noticed all the […]

Transferring a Design to Needlepoint Canvas

Design prepared to transfer onto needlepoint canvas.

Originally posted 2008-10-24 07:07:16. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI began by a rose design from the collection at the V & A. I’m a sucker for this Arts & Crafts style of rose, so it was a no brainer. Using this as an example, we’ll go step-by-step through the process of transferring the design. 1. […]

Icons in Split Stitch — Embroidery Eye Candy

Galina Tregubov makes stunning embroidered icons in Split Stitch using only DMC #5 perle cotton. The tradition of writing icons in the Orthodox Churches is a long (Yes, you “write” an icon, you don’t “paint” or even “stitch” it). It’s said that the oldest icon of all was painted by St. Luke. It’s of the […]

Free Embroidery Patterns

Originally posted 2008-10-23 06:52:13. Republished by Blog Post PromoterWith the renewed interest in free embroidery (embroidery on a on-counted ground or fabric), you can find lots of pretty cool free patterns intended to transfer onto a piece of fabric. But you can just as easily transfer them onto apiece of needlepoint canvas and use them […]

Stitch in Public Day — Coming in September!

Do you stitch in public? Do you want to show off your lovely needlework & get others interested in stitching? On September 3, you will have a perfect opportunity to do so, with National Stitch in Public Day. This event commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the found of EGA. There will be lots of public […]