Making Realistic Needlepoint Cords

needlepoint electric cord

Great as they are wired threads such as DMC’s Memory Thread or Kreinik’s Hot Wire don’t work for every application. If, as is the case here, the “wire” twist tightly and meanders all over the place, these threads won’t work for making realistic needlepoint cords. At best, it will be heavy going. That’s when it’s […]

Needlepoint Stitch Sampler – Free Pattern Alert

Finger Step Designs free stitch sampler (copyright Finger Step Designs)

This Needlepoint Stitch Sampler from Fingerstep Designs showcases 48 stitches from Their Quick Stitch Variation book in a lovely rainbow color palette. See the sampler and get the layout here. Doing this kind of sampler is a wonderful way to learn new stitches. Use the threads in your stash to make it a thrifty project […]