Colorful Backgrounds – Book Review

Originally posted 2013-03-06 06:57:41. Republished by Blog Post PromoterJune McKnight, self-published, 2013 If you are like most stitchers you probably have a “go to” background stitch. But have you ever thought that you probably also had a “go to” background color? I didn’t think that way until recently. Chances are that go to color is […]

Round Pegs in Square Holes

whipped backstitch chart

Originally posted 2007-03-23 06:07:20. Republished by Blog Post PromoterEvery time I need to make a curved line on a needlepoint canvas, this is how I feel. And of course, since needlepoint canvas is a grid, it’s a very appropriate feeling. But recently I’ve solved the problem with two easy stitched which make lovely curved lines […]

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 […]