Harvest PotPourri – LAS Mini-sock

needlepoint stitch sampler mini-sock, learn a stitch, designed by needlepoint expert janet m. perry

Originally posted 2011-12-01 07:33:32. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Whenever I see this mini-sock it makes me think of the brilliant yellow color of the Gingko trees in autumn. The Watercolours shade I used is Woodland and I emphasized the yellow. Other threads used include: Grandeur, Very Velvet, Holographic Fyrewerks, Panache, and Sprinkes. I used […]

Learn-a-Stitch Mini-sock — Alternations

kentucky stitch for needlepoint, diagram/chart by Janet M. Perry, needlepoint expert

Originally posted 2011-02-03 07:26:47. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This month’s LAS mini-sock features some of my favorite stitches. I call them alternating stitches because they alternate between long and short diagonal stitches in a definite pattern. Nobuko (pink area) was the first of these I learned. I adore the way it doesn’t have a […]

Teeny, Tiny Stitches Book Review

copyright Carolyn Hedge Baird

Carolyn Hedge Baird’s new book is an absolute delight. It addresses what I think is a problem for most needlepointers, picking stitches for small spaces. Even if that doesn’t describe you, you’ll find lots of charming and inventive stitches in this book (over 150), all done in Carolyn’s trademark style. Looking through this book, I […]