25 Stitches for Buildings now Available as Needlepoint Independent Study

Exciting Stitches for Buildings in my newest NIS class

Whether you are stitching an historic city street or a modern skyline, you’ll love the stitches in the latest 25 Stitches class — 25 Stitches for Buildings. Now available as a Needlepoint Independent Study (NIS) class, every stitcher will benefit from the great ideas in this three-lesson class. You’ll learn stitches and strategies for making [...]

The Whistler Project – Part 1

Nocturne in Blue and Gold: Old Battersea Bridge

Whistler is often associated with his “nocturnes” atmospheric paintings of water, bridges, streets, all at night or in the evening. His most notorious painting “The Falling Rocket” (pictured below) is a nocturne, as are the other paintings pictured in this post. Look at how the night colors in the background include, blue-grey, black, deep blue, [...]

Ribbon Flowers Videos from BeStitched

Originally posted 2011-11-06 07:30:07. Republished by Blog Post PromoterBeStitched has two new videos up, both on making ribbon flowers. These make wonderful, dimensional additions to your needlepoint, that are lovely, easy, and unexpected. Watch the first one here. Watch the second one here.

Bringing Things to a Head – Stitching Foam

beer needlepoint coaster from raymond crawford, stitch guide by janet perry

Originally posted 2010-11-04 07:23:15. Republished by Blog Post Promoter One of the more perplexing things I stitch in needlepoint is foam. In fact, mostly I try to avoid pieces that have foam on them because I think it is hard. Foam, such as you find on tops of waves or in beer heads, is uniform [...]

Learn 25 Needlepoint Stitches for Buildings

You'll learn the techniques in this class to stitch canvases like these

Buildings can be so much fun to stitch because with thread and stitches you can convey so much texture. This 25 Stitches class is going to give you great new stitches to make roofs, siding, bricks, and more. But it goes beyond to show you how to use stitches you already know to convery glass, [...]