Using Overdyed and Hand-dyed Threads on Painted Canvas

I'm stitching this three more times with different stitches and threads. One for each of my kids.

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 [...]

Holiday Ribbons Mantle Sock – Free Design – Part 3

interlocking chevrons bargello needlepoint pattern, diagrammed by needlepoint expert janet m. perry

This week we have been doing this free design for a mantle-size stocking. On Tuesday, in Part 1, we created the outline and gathered materials, yesterday, in Part 2, we stitched the green ribbons. Today we will complete the stocking. Left Gold Ribbon This ribbon is stitched in Japonica, a Rice Stitch Variation. This crosses [...]

Stitching by Commission

Originally posted 2006-05-09 07:19:22. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Yesterday I stitched on a commission. It’s a cherub with a big drum (not commercially available). I’m getting paid by the stitch. Stitching on commission is fun for lots of reasons. – It gives you a chance to stretch your needlepoint muscles. This design isn’t my [...]