Stitch your Stash Around the World Update

Originally posted 2008-09-14 05:35:10. Republished by Blog Post PromoterBarbara has posted the eighth block on this sampler. It’s Interlocking Gobelin, one of my favorite stitches. If you want to see the entire series of posts together, check here. I’m also happy to report that even though I didn’t cut my canvas big enough to do [...]

Scrap Bag Diamonds – Free Stash Buster Needlepoint Pattern

stash buster scrap bag needlepoint diamonds pattern by janet perry

Originally posted 2010-04-13 12:44:46. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Brimming with Scotch Stitch diamonds in two sizes, the Scrap Bag Needlepoint pattern is a good one for medium and large projects. Two colors appear in all the motifs. the background color and an accent color. This gives great consistency to the design and allows you [...]

Blue Flames Finshed!

Blue Flames Bargello

Originally posted 2007-12-13 16:32:13. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This piece is an intersection between a classic Bargello pattern and Scrap Bag Needlepoint. The outline, flames, and white transition stitches are consistent throughout. Then the units are filled in with a huge variety of blue threads from my scrap bag and stash. By keeping some [...]

Substitutions in the Abstract Needlepoint

abstract cross stitch done as needlepoint, showing color substitutions

Originally posted 2009-07-14 06:50:22. Republished by Blog Post Promoter If you want to make a Scrap Bag Needlepoint from your stash and want it to have a coordinated look, there’s nothing better than pulling out all your threads in a particular color scheme. That’s what I chose to do for my version of the delightful [...]