Vintage Needlepoint – Anne Orr Maple Leaf

needlepoint maple lea chart, designed by anne orr

Originally posted 2009-10-26 16:57:12. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This is a simple maple leaf from Anne Orr. Isn’t it great? It’s so simple that it could be a beginning project if you wanted to try counted needlepoint. I’m also thinking it would be great for other techniques using charts like beadwork, filet crochet or [...]

ANG Stitch of the Month 2012 and Me

I was excited by the project that is to be ANG’s SOTM this year in honor of ANG’s 40th Anniversary. The plan was to have stitches contributed by popular needlepoint teachers old and new. So I decided I would stitch it. Almost as soon as it began in January I started to have problems. First [...]

Patches’n Planks – Product Review

Originally posted 2003-08-15 17:46:49. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Needlepoint is beautiful, there’s no doubt about it. But once several pictures are framed, and pillow are made, there is still stitching to display. Finding products for finishing which make your needlepoint look better than it was unfinished is alwasy a challenge. So I was intrigued [...]

How to Make an Elaborate Egyptian Hairdo

Susan Surgeon Roberts' elaborate Egyptian hairstyle

Over on Needlepoint Teacher, Susan Sturgeon Roberts’ blog, is a wonderful detailed post on how to stitch this elaborate Egyptian hairstyle. Now stitching the Queen of the Nile may not be in your plans, but there are plenty of things to tale away from this post. How about using her directional creation of braids to [...]

Blog Maintenance

Originally posted 2009-06-09 20:32:59. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Wednesday, June 10, I am going to be doing some much delayed maintenance and upgrading of this blog. As a result, the blog may be down or not functional for some of the day until the maintenance is complete.