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 […]

Byzantine Options – Part 2 – Free Project

jacquard stitch for needlepoint, diagrammed bu needlepoint expert janet m. perry

Originally posted 2012-05-09 07:25:25. Republished by Blog Post PromoterYesterday we got the material list, traced the outline and stitched it. Today we will stitch the blocks numbered 1-4 on the outline. Block 1: Jacquard This patch uses the green Petite Very Velvet (Very Velvet) and the metallic ribbon. This stitch is closely related to Byzantine, […]

Desert Island Stitches vol. 1 – Book Review

copyright StitchPlay Designs

Small Stitches, StitchPlay Designs (Carole Lake and Michael Boren) 2015, self-published, distributed by Rainbow Gallery For many stitchers you can’t have too many stitch dictionaries. But a big problem with many of them is that they are either too big or too unwieldy to work well in your stitching bag. That explains the trend to […]

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 […]