Needlepoint Bargello Ornament and Free Stitch Guide

image from Just String

Originally posted 2009-12-12 07:39:59. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Jeanne over at Just String has completed a delightful Kathy Schenkel ornament. It’s done in Bargello needlepoint with a delightful poinsettia interior and gold textured stitch top. Best of all, she has published the stitch guide on her blog for us all to enjoy. If you [...]

Roses Are Red Scissors Case

Whimsy & grace scissors case & needlepoint stitch guide

Originally posted 2006-10-14 06:02:41. Republished by Blog Post PromoterHere’s the most recent of the Whimsy & grace stitcher’s accessories, Roses Are Red Scissors case. Don’t you just love it!There are lots of fun stitches here, so not only is the case delightful in itself, you’ll get lots of ideas about new stitches to use on [...]

Stitching the Plaid Needlepoint – Blog Stitching

This L'esprit de France canvas will be blog stitched

Tartan plaids have a timeless appeal. One year they might be very trendy, another year they may have disappeared from the closets of the fashionable, but they never go away completely. While I’ve stitched plenty of charted tartans, stitching this stitch-painted canvas is going to be a new venture for me. Throughout this month, I’ll [...]

Leaf Mask

Leaf Mask & needlepoint stitch guide

Originally posted 2006-05-05 07:57:42. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I’m at the last stage of doing the Leaf Mask model for Dragon Fire Designs, adding the veins in the leaves. The veins are done in Whipped Chain Stitch and if you look closely you can see what effect this has. On the orange leaf with [...]

Poinsettia Wreath Update

Poinsettias wreath

Originally posted 2008-02-26 07:41:43. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I thought you all might want to see another section of Happy Heart’s lovely poinsettia wreath, my current model and stitch guide. I’m working on the background now, and put in several of the pine branches yesterday. I’ve been working hard on the second ornament which [...]