With more people keeping chickens these days (I have many friends who do), you may know someone who would be a perfect recipient of a needlepoint of these two delightful chickens. The design is by the talented Kell Smurthwaite and cam be found on this post at her blog Kincavel Krosses.
Originally posted 2010-05-19 07:37:07. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Darn Fillings, Julia Key H. Snyder, self-published, 2010. This little book is a nicely guide to laidwork but if you are looking for pattern darning, look somewhere else, only 12 pages of 61 at the end of the book are about darning patterns. While the title [...]
Originally posted 2008-05-15 07:26:31. Republished by Blog Post Promoter You can use overdyed and hand-dyed threads on painted canvases, in fact they are very effective. But you need to remember two things 1. You control the thread, it doesn’t control you. 2. YOU CONTROL THE THREAD, IT DOESN’T CONTROL YOU. (think of The Producers) The [...]
Did you know that DMC has a new (and growing) collection of free stitches guides for needlepoint? On the Stitch Guide Page they have guides for five canvases from Associated Talents and one from Maggie Co. Click on a thumbnail and you’ll get information about the canvas (including its name or number) and the techniques [...]
Originally posted 2006-07-25 06:17:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Sakura is the Japanese word for cherry blossoms. I just finished this charming small Lee’s Needle Arts kimono. It shows Mount Fuji through some blossoms on a weeping cherry tree. I just love it. I love these small kimonos and think they make fantastic gifts. I [...]