Straight Stitches

Originally posted 2007-10-13 08:35:02. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI know lots of needlepointers and I’d say that Straight Stitches tend to be more of a problem for then than any other stitches. They shouldn’t be. They offer some tremendous possibilities in needlepoint and there are easy ways to overcome most dificulties. For myself, I love […]

Two Fun New Stitches

Originally posted 2012-10-14 07:19:55. Republished by Blog Post PromoterAt The Needleworks’ blog a new series called “Share a Stitch Sunday” started recently. Colleen, the owner of this marvelous shop in Austin, TX, began with a delightful stitch (with several variations), The Baroness, created for her by Tony Minieri. Called The Baroness, it was used to […]

Log Cabin Needlepoint Sampler Free Design

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This week we’ll begin the Log Cabin Needlepoint Sampler Free Design with the corner block. It’s stitched using the metallic thread using a delightful 4×4 Cross Stitch called Bound Cross, below. The diagram shows the layers of the stitch. First three stitches in one direction are made. They are then crossed with three stitches in […]

Great Diagonal Stitches in New Class

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Diagonal Stitches, from Tent to the largest length of Gobelin, they are the workhorses of needlepoint stitches. They are also the focus of my upcoming 25 Stitches class. These three-lesson email classes are notebook classes with a twist — a sampler project showcasing the stitches. In the first two lessons you’ll learn the stitches, using […]