Orna has put up the fourth design in her my family series. This one is dedicated to her daughter Shiri. Read all about it here.
Originally posted 2008-12-01 10:15:22. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Charted Canvas Caron Collection has come out with a set of four mini-socks, each with two options, I’m crazy about. Called “Off the Cuff” the mini-socks feature elaborate borders and take advantage of the many lovely Caron Collection threads. Handblessings has some lovely small square samplers [...]
My eldest daughter (and I) have a thing for Vera. If you are old enough, you’ll remember her bright colors and simple vibrant drawings on everything. I bought two vintage canvases, one of a strawberry and one of a daisy on eBay a week ago. They are big and they are quickpoint. That means BIG [...]
Originally posted 2008-02-12 06:30:37. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I’ve stitched an awful lot of canvases in my time, but the Chinese Letter canvases from Raymond Crawford remain among my favorites. Why? They come in two sizes of canvas (14 and 18), they have a huge variety of background colors, and there are lots [...]
Like the ladies over at BeStitched, I love to outline areas that need some definition using either Whipped Backstitch (thin lines) or Whipped Chainstitch (thick lines). While they aren’t hard to do, they aren’t really common in needlepoint. BeStitched has put together a video on how to do these two most useful stitches.