Originally posted 2006-04-24 06:24:30. Republished by Blog Post PromoterLast night we watched a ton of Enterprise episodes (I love Netflix) and I worked on the Leaf Mask. The main stitching is done, with only the veins and background to do. I’m thinking about what background to use, probably some kind of open stripe or blackwork. […]
I hear that little voice in the back of my head saying “You aren’t creative, you just stitch painted canvases someone else designs.” That’s not true. You are creative because your ideas, threads, and stitch choices, at the very least, go into the stitching of each canvas. Like all creative types, we get into slumps […]
Art Nouveau flowers are the inspiration for this free sachet pattern from Ziva Needlepoint Designs. The poppies in the design are a remembrance of World War I and it’s filled with lavender, a traditional stuffing for sachets. The design will be easy to stitch, just using Tent Stitch in the thread of your choice with […]
Originally posted 2009-12-20 07:23:20. Republished by Blog Post PromoterAnne Stradal had a great post last week about stitching with raffia. She’s right, it’s the best for making straw and such. Besides being inexpensive, “green,” and widely available, you can use it as ribbon for your wrapping. If you want to do this, buy a roll […]
Originally posted 2009-10-27 19:55:33. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThe winner of the Baroque Silk is Betsy. Congratulations!