Posting Problem

There is a glitch at the moment on the blog, so new posts I wrote in advance aren’t showing up on the home page. I’m working on fixing it, but in the meantime, I’ll post short things that point you to the actual post. Today’s post is here: I’ll keep you updated on the […]

Easter Egg Bargello — Last Day to Request

Originally posted 2008-03-24 15:05:10. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Just a quick reminder, tomorrow, Tuesday March 25, is the last day to request the free Easter Egg Bargello pattern. You can read about the offer here.

Free Needlepoint Ornament Series

zornament needlepoint from blue dogwood designs

Blue Dogwood Designs is a lovely hand-painted canvas company with many designs that are simply great for beginners. One of my favorite things about them is that they have several free needlepoint ornament series, each with a theme. This year’s series just finished up and it’s so clever and such a great way to learn […]

Bargello Needlepoint Pine Cone Ornament

bargello needlepoint pine cone ornament free pattern

The shapes of pine cones seem to fall naturally into the same shapes you find in Bargello needlepoint. That makes me wonder why it has taken this long to translate those shapes into a lovely piece of needlepoint. But this elegant and easy Bargello Needlepoint pine cone ornament does just that. The blog post, in […]

Needlepoint Biscornu – Product Review

needlepoint biscornu from Sekas & Co.

The idea of a needlepoint biscornu sounds great These pincushions have taken the cross stitch and embroidery worlds by storm — why not needlepoint? The reality when done by Sekas & Co. falls short. On the plus side, the designs are charming and hand-painted. Their price is quite reasonable. The designs are simple enough for […]