Twinkle Stitch

Originally posted 2009-09-12 09:56:19. Republished by Blog Post Promoter My apologies, I left out the Twinkle Stitch diagram on Thursday’s post about color clouds. It’s there now and also pictured above.

Learn Stitches with DMC’s Bold Flower Design

Flower Project from DMC's blog

Originally posted 2010-08-20 07:20:02. Republished by Blog Post PromoterDMC’s blog recently had posts for this lovely contemporary flower design. Designed to be a “next step” project for beginning stitches, but lovely enough to appeal to everyone, this project has five different stitches in it. For many people needlework supplies can be hard to find. This [...]

Come Stitch with Me – Celebrate Exclamation Point

cross stitch and needlepoint chart of exclamation point

Originally posted 2008-12-16 12:29:40. Republished by Blog Post Promoter We’re on the home stretch for Celebrate end will finish up next week. Today’s block has a big, bold exclamation point. Behind it is an experiment in making a stitch larger which turned out differently (and better) than I expected. The stitch is Giant Diagonal Cashmere [...]

Follow Share a Stitch Sunday


Are you always looking for great needlepoint Stitches? I am and that’s why I love Share a Stitch Sunday from the folks at The Needle Works in Austin. Most weeks, you’ll find a great new stitch, beautifully diagrammed. Most of the time there will be some variations of the stitch as well. Embellishment ideas and [...]

Conquer Chain Stitch with this Tutorial

Learn 2 kinds of Chain Stitch in this tutorial

Chain Stitch is a great stitch for needlepoint. It is wonderful for outlining, especially for curves. You can also make fantastic fills using parallel lines of Chain Stitch. It’s also an easy stitch to vary, wrapping it, lacing it, or adding beads. Unhappily because it’s more commonly thought of as a stitch for free embroidery [...]