Laid Stitches – LAS Min-Sock

laidwork needlepoint sampler christmas ornament mini-sock designed by needlepoint expert janet m. perry

Originally posted 2011-04-01 06:53:07. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Laidwork is a fun, if sometimes neglected as “too hard,” needlepoint technique. Quite simply laidwork is a stitch where one thread is laid down on the canvas and then attached to the canvas by another thread in a regular pattern. Sometimes these stitches can be quite […]

Introducing Stitches for Needlepoint Classes

Originally posted 2013-01-10 07:01:58. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Have you been frustrated because you don’t feel confident in picking stitches to go with a thread? Do you wish you had a notebook that you could use that showed you stitch variations, stitches in different threads and stitching effects? Are you always wanting to try […]

Sponge Painting for a Needlepoint Design Background

First color sponged onto a drawn needlepoint canvas

Originally posted 2008-10-28 07:19:15. Republished by Blog Post Promoter In modern needlepoint, often we want to leave our background partially unstitched. This is great, except often the color of the canvas limits us. That’s where I was last week. It can happen with any canvas and this technique will work on any design a commercial […]