Originally posted 2008-08-08 07:17:50. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Don’t you just love it! I finished this yesterday and I’m crazy about this Cooper Oak‘s canvas of the Jane Cather drawing. I love all the texture which comes from a combination of textured stitches and great threads. The Prince’s shirt looks like pique fabric by [...]
Originally posted 2011-06-03 07:03:26. Republished by Blog Post PromoterNeedledeeva makes tremendously charming canvases and I have created many stitch guides for sets (and backgrounds) for several of their series for Halloween, Easter, and Christmas. You can see the canvases pictured on their site. Here are the ones available (the canvas numbers are listed after the [...]
Originally posted 2007-04-20 17:57:50. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I just love rendering plaids into needlepoint. Needlepoint can make exact replicas of any plaid. Tartans are just about the best. My latest stitch guide is this little Scottie from Cat’s Cradle. This makes an absolutley perfect introduction to needlepoint plaids for stitchers at any level. [...]
This post from the archives is reposted as part of the Blast from the Past series. New content will return October 3, 2013. The stitch guide for this mini-sock designed by Kathy Schenkel is now available as a free thank you to those people who sign up for my mailing list. To get the guide, [...]
Originally posted 2011-04-03 07:25:41. Republished by Blog Post PromoterBarbara Elmore has written a delightful blog post on the early history of stitch guides (mostly pre-computer). I myself appreciate guides that are nicely laid out with computer-charted stitch diagrams. I often find hand-written guides with hand-drawn diagrams difficult to read. How about you?