Originally posted 2011-10-28 07:36:53. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Our friends over a BeStitched have added two new videos to their growing library. These feature Vicky DeAngelis who was there recently teaching Sharon G’s delightful Deco Kitty canvas. In them you can learn how to stitch without a laying tool.
From Ziva Needlepoint, Scot’s Scotch takes its inspiration from the designs of Charles Rennie Mackintosh & others in the Glasglow School.It’s an interpretation in different colors of a textile band woven by Margaret MacDonald (Mackintosh’s wife). Ziva used MacDonald’s wonderful geometric patterns (she was well-known for them) and interpreted them in bright colors. They are [...]
Originally posted 2009-04-03 06:53:01. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Have you ever gotten and canvas you just love but have no idea how to stitch? I got this little birdhouse last weekend at my guild meeting. I loved the bright cheery colors. But now that I have it, I don’t know how to stitch it. [...]
A compilation of twelve inventive counted canvas designs, Debbie Rowley’s (DebBee’s Designs) newest book is a real delight. Some of the designs originally appeared in the Just Cross Stitch Ornament issue, some were designed for her local cross stitch group, and some are brand new. They cover the whole gamut of technique — Bargello, Hilton [...]
Originally posted 2011-02-01 07:24:59. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The eldest of our three cats, Dot, has lived with us since she was 2 weeks old. Her mother was a formerly feral cat who lived in our yard. Although she had the kittens across the street in a neighbor’s yard, we brought Mother Thing and [...]