Originally posted 2012-08-08 06:53:53. Republished by Blog Post Promoter When the water is smooth, finding a color and stitch to use is easy. But what if you want to capture the feel of a choppy, open sea? Finding a good solution for this has always eluded me. That is until now. I found most overdyes, […]
Originally posted 2010-10-31 07:14:32. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Yesterday we talked about picking a canvas for a scrap bag project. Today I’d like to give you an idea of how different stitchers use their own stashes to interpret the same canvas differently. Patt Large (the designer) and I have both stitched her Star Ornament […]
Size 24 is Kreinik’s newest size of metallic braid. Made specifically for 13-mesh canvas, you may not have used it. Kreinik has published a great little booklet of ideas for using this thread. It’s written by Suzanne Howren and the late Beth Robertson. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2014Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License Type:Non-commercial, […]
Originally posted 2012-09-30 07:41:22. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Over at DMC’s blog, you can learn about many aspects of their floss in the first part of a series of reader-submitted questions. In this installment you’ll learn about dye lots and why a shop might only carry a selection of colors.
Although it might be just about too late to start stitching a project for Christmas, I’ve seen lots of great new needlepoint items recently. Canvas & Charts KSH Designs makes lovely animals inspired by the ultra expensive Herend porcelain figures, called “Fishnet” animals. She added horses to the line. All animals are now available in […]