The Stitch Dictionary Without Peer

copyright Jo Ippolito Christensen

If you sat in a needlepoint shop or went to a guild meeting and surveyed stitchers about why they love The Needlepoint Book, most, if not all of them, would say “The Stitches!” I know it’s what entranced me from the beginning. I had no idea there were so many stitches, and that they were […]

Stitches CD – review

Ruth Schmuff Stitch dictionaries are tons of fun, they give us lots of ideas for stitches, but often they have one drawback, they’re just too big to carry with your project. I’ve long been jealous of my knitting friends who can just take along a card with their scarf project on it. Ruth Schmuff has […]

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 […]

Straight Stitches

Originally posted 2007-10-13 08:35:02. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI know lots of needlepointers and I’d say that Straight Stitches tend to be more of a problem for then than any other stitches. They shouldn’t be. They offer some tremendous possibilities in needlepoint and there are easy ways to overcome most dificulties. For myself, I love […]

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, […]