Mini Bargello Free Pattern – Hildegard

min bargello needlepoint, hilegard, designed by needlepoint expert janet m. perry

Originally posted 2012-03-10 06:58:41. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Hildegard is the first of my mini Bargello patterns. They are sized and stitched to fit into Sudberry’s charming Mini Boxes. The design is adapted from one in a Bargello book by JO Christensen. You can stitch this design tonight and give it as a gift […]

Thread Stash Credits — A Great Idea

Originally posted 2009-09-04 06:47:01. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI’m figuring your stash is not nearly as out of control as mine. If it isn’t, here’s a wonderful idea on how to figure out if your thread stash is getting bigger or smaller. Jane, of Chilly Hollow, talked about it in her blog last week. Debi, […]

How Can I Increase my Stash?

beach house mat stash busting needlepoint project by needlepoint expert janet m. perry

I knew a lady who owned a needlepoint shop who was retiring. Virtually everything in her shop was on sale. That is everything except threads. I asked her why. She told me “It’s a collection.” Whether you call it a collection or your stash, stitchers with smaller ones envy people with large ones. And we […]

Use Leftover Yarn to Make Bottle Brush Trees

Use your scraps to make these trees, copyright Fyne's Designs

I’m always looking for great ideas to use my leftover threads. I also love bottle brush trees and use them in several displays at Christmas. Lately I’ve been thinking that I want to add some different textures and colors to add variety to the forest of dull trees from the craft store. This tutorial from […]

Use your Stash & Shop at your LNS

milanese pinwheel stash busting needlepoint by janet perry

Originally posted 2010-04-08 07:41:30. Republished by Blog Post Promoter A comment on yesterday’s post talked about supporting our local shops as important. It is and you can (and should) support your favorite LNS. You can do it while still being smart about your stash. One great way to do this is to create a project […]