SuZy’s Lite Stitches – book review

copyright SuZy Murphy

by SuZy Murphy, self-published ( distributed by Rainbow Gallery). ISBN 0-9701330-3-0 SuZy Murphy has done it again! She’s come up with a wonderful stitch guide to another facet of needlepoint. SuZy’s Lite Stitches, her fifth book, covers stitches for covering a canvas lightly. In the introduction to the book, Murphy describes lite stitches as stitches [...]

More Shadow Stitching – book review

Originally posted 2004-03-17 07:23:21. Republished by Blog Post Promoterdede Ogden, self-published, 2005 dede’s canvases are well-known for their lovely shaded painting and many stitchers have asked her about ways to stitch these canvases without needing to blend colors. She developed Shadow Stitching as a way to stitch them easily, by allowing the painting to show [...]

A Wealth of Stitches and Techniques in my New Class

This glorious canvas is the project for my upcoming class. (from Art Needlepoint)

Rich in color, but bold without fussy details, Donna Horn’s Afternoon Pond is a glorious base for needlepoint. In my upcoming cyberclass, held in conjunction with Art Needlepoint, you’ll be able to stitch this canvas easily while learning new techniques, stitches and effects. Shadow stitching, pattern darning, and textured stitches are among the techniques explored [...]