Makoto’s Cross-stitch Super Collection – Book Review

Originally posted 2011-04-07 07:26:28. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Makoto Oozu, North Light Books, 2009, $19.99 ISBN: 978-1-4403-0945-0 I have to admit, I’m a sucker for Japanese art of all kinds. And I’m particularly fond of those pixelated little graphics, sort of like what you find on old video games. Many times I’ve looked at [...]

Free Needlepoint Patterns from Amazing Teachers

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Many of the best needlepoint teachers have gotten certification from NAN, the National Academy of Needlearts. Even better, many of theses teachers have shared their skills with us in four series of free patterns. The patterns include hearts, gemstones, trees, and African textiles and are suitable for many levels of stitchers. Find them on on [...]

Inspiring Bargello from Tanglecrafts

Originally posted 2008-08-17 07:01:08. Republished by Blog Post Promoter My friend Su lives in the UK and is a very inspiring and talented stitcher. She does really creative things, especially with Bargello. She’s willing to try all sorts of things and recently she’s been experimenting with doing needlepoint using knitting wool. And she didn’t pick [...]