Quick Stitch Reference & More Quick Stitch Reference – Books Review

Originally posted 2012-02-21 06:45:49. Republished by Blog Post PromoterWhile there are several small stitch reference books out there, they generally fall into two categories. Some are designed for beginning stitchers. The other type includes only diagrams, but no explanations. Into this world come these two books. I got mine from Thistle Needleworks, but your shop […]

Two Great Stitches from Rittenhouse Needlepoint

Originally posted 2009-10-25 07:26:43. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThe two stitches featured this week on Rittenhouse Needlepoint’s blog are outstanding stitches, not only for backgrounds, but as accents as well. Cushion Stitch, or Framed Scotch Stitch puts Scotch Stitches into Tent Stitch frames. Done all in the same thread, it creates a subtle texture. Do […]

Learning New Stitches — Getting Out of my Rut

Originally posted 2012-05-06 07:05:55. Republished by Blog Post PromoterSometimes I feel like Daffy Duck in Duck Amuck (a family favorite). You know the part where his head is a daisy and he complains about how he is so put upon. I stitch and stitch but I find myself going back to the same old favorite […]

SuZy’s Portable Stitches – vol 2 – Book Review

Originally posted 2011-02-15 07:06:41. Republished by Blog Post PromoterLike the first SuZy’s Portable Stitches, this book is a condensation of the stitches from her previous books, SuZy’s Lite Stitches and SuZy’s Mini Stitches. Diagrams for the stitches are presented clearly with a few per page. One of the things I like best about this is […]

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 […]