Jubliee Free Needlepoint Sampler – Textured Stitches

Sawtooth, copyright Napa Needlepoint

Sawtooth can be found in the middle row below Dolley Madison Star. It uses textured stitches. Textured stitches are one of the real delights of needlepoint. They add interest to your canvas, create different impressions and provide the stitcher with a much more interesting project than simply doing Tent Stitch. When using textured stitches on [...]

More New Products from TNNA

Originally posted 2011-01-10 07:42:45. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThis post will have lots of new stuff of various kinds. The headings divide the products into types: Books & Charts (immediately below), Canvases, and Other Great Stuff. Books & Charts Rainbow Gallery has a new book, SuZy’s Portable Stitches, vol, 2. I already have my copy [...]

Paris – A Lovely Needlepoint Stitch

needlepoint paris stitch

Originally posted 2010-04-27 07:28:32. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Rittenhouse Needlepoint in Philadelphia has a series of posts on their blog about great stitches for needlepoint. The most recent is Paris Stitch, pictured here. This wonderful straight stitch is great both as a stitch for small spaces (use only one thread here) or as a [...]

Five Alternating Diagonal Stitches

canvas copyright Princess & Me, photo copyright NapaNeedlepoint

By picking a stitch that alternates direction, you overcome a common mismatch in needlepoint – when the direction of the stitch is different from the direction of the stitched object. Here’s an easy example for you to think about. Pictured above is the Golden Gate Bridge ornament from Princess & Me. I stitched the background [...]