Thinking Outside the Box – Adapting a Chart to Needlepoint

rose cross stitch chart from Cross Me Not

Originally posted 2010-05-18 07:07:07. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Often I’m frustrated and a little jealous. As a needlepointer there are so many charts out there for cross stitchers. They’re free and often quite beautiful. But also, alas, often not adaptable to needlepoint. Take heart! This isn’t always the case. If you know what makes […]

Icons in Split Stitch — Embroidery Eye Candy

Galina Tregubov makes stunning embroidered icons in Split Stitch using only DMC #5 perle cotton. The tradition of writing icons in the Orthodox Churches is a long (Yes, you “write” an icon, you don’t “paint” or even “stitch” it). It’s said that the oldest icon of all was painted by St. Luke. It’s of the […]