Paris – A Lovely Needlepoint Stitch

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Originally posted 2010-04-27 07:28:32. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Rittenhouse Needlepoint in Philadelphia has a series of posts on their blog about great stitches for needlepoint. The most recent is Paris Stitch, pictured here. This wonderful straight stitch is great both as a stitch for small spaces (use only one thread here) or as a [...]

Stitches a la Carte – Book Review

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Lynda Richardson, Dream House Ventures, 2014, ISBN: 978-0-692-26349-3 This book is such a delightful resource for every stitcher. If you are a beginner, you’ll get lots of stitch patterns that only need Tent Stitch. If you are a more experienced stitcher, you’ll find plenty of great ideas to bring life to many projects. There are [...]

Learn 25 Byzantine Stitches in this Cyberclass

This class begins Friday, don’t miss out on this wonderful class that explores a great stitch. Register using the button below. Although their zig-zag pattern is a strong one, Byzantine Stitches, and their close variation Jacquard, are very useful and delightful stitches. They are also the next class in my popular 25 Stitches Cyberclass series, [...]

The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Canvas Embroidery, vo. 1 – book review

Originally posted 2002-08-18 09:04:29. Republished by Blog Post PromoterJane Zimmerman, self-published, 2005, ISBN:0-9646219-3-2. Jane Zimmerman is a teacher with an encyclopedic knowledge of all types of needlework. She has decided to create a comprehensive collection of stitch variations and patterns. It will be a collection of three books, of which this is the first. It [...]

LAS Mini-sock – Cashmere Variations

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Originally posted 2011-06-21 07:22:23. Republished by Blog Post Promoter There are so many possible variations of Cashmere Stitch, it was hard to limit it to just five. This mini-sock takes its color scheme from the multi-colored Watercolours in block 4. This shade is called Raspberry Sherbet (I don’t see it, but I love the color). [...]