Learn 25 Byzantine Stitches in this Cyberclass

Although their zig-zag pattern is a strong one, Byzantine Stitches, and their close variation Jacquard, are very useful and delightful stitches. They are also the next class in my popular 25 Stitches Cyberclass series, beginning August 15. In this three-lesson class, for only $25, you’ll not only learn 25 great versions of these stitches, you’ll [...]

The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Canvas Embroidery, vo. 1 – book review

Originally posted 2002-08-18 09:04:29. Republished by Blog Post PromoterJane Zimmerman, self-published, 2005, ISBN:0-9646219-3-2. Jane Zimmerman is a teacher with an encyclopedic knowledge of all types of needlework. She has decided to create a comprehensive collection of stitch variations and patterns. It will be a collection of three books, of which this is the first. It [...]

LAS Mini-sock – Cashmere Variations

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Originally posted 2011-06-21 07:22:23. Republished by Blog Post Promoter There are so many possible variations of Cashmere Stitch, it was hard to limit it to just five. This mini-sock takes its color scheme from the multi-colored Watercolours in block 4. This shade is called Raspberry Sherbet (I don’t see it, but I love the color). [...]

Lines in your Basketweave?

Does your Basketweave have lines (copyright Needlepoint for Fun)?

Today’s guest post is from Needlepoint for Fun‘s Brenda Stimpson, who tells us why you Basketweave might not look as good as it should and what you can do about it. *********** Needlepoint for Fun regularly gets comments from stitchers saying they are seeing diagonal “lines” forming on the front of their basketweave stitching. If [...]