Jubilee Pulled Canvas Sampler Block

Chain Block, Pulled ?Canvascopyright Napa Needlepoint

Pulled canvas is a delightful technique, one which is always a surprise because the look of the finished stitches is completely different than the look of the diagrammed stitches. Because the canvas (and the stitches to some extent) becomes distorted after each stitch is pulled, a lacy effect is created. This block is found above […]

Using Overdyed and Hand-dyed Threads on Painted Canvas

I'm stitching this three more times with different stitches and threads. One for each of my kids.

Originally posted 2008-05-15 07:26:31. Republished by Blog Post PromoterYou can use overdyed and hand-dyed threads on painted canvases, in fact they are very effective. But you need to remember two things 1. You control the thread, it doesn’t control you. 2. YOU CONTROL THE THREAD, IT DOESN’T CONTROL YOU. (think of The Producers) The first […]

Free Sampler Block for Jubliee in Pattern Darning

pattern darning quilt block, copyright Napa Needlepoint

This lovely block is called Morning Star. It features pattern darning. This bock is on the other side of Sawtooth, completing one row of the quilt. Pattern Darning is one of the easiest needlepoint techniques. It is capable of lots of variations, can be done very quickly and creates great results. It is also a […]