Embroidered Furniture – Prepare to Be Amazed


When I saw this post on Mr XStitch on Thursday I was blown away. You will be too. Yaroslav Galant has done cross stitch on furniture of all kinds. The designs are simple geometric patterns based on traditional Ukranian motifs. It’s lovely. At first I thought these were embroidered panels on fabric upholstered onto the […]

Filomell from Gloriana — Thread Review

Originally posted 2010-06-22 07:51:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The multicolored thread in this ornament is Filomell, Gloriana’s new overdyed Au Ver A Soie silk. This luscious thread is a delight to use. Named after a character in Spenser’s The Fairie Queene, Filomell is available in both softly shaded semi-solids and mulicolors. Being Au Ver […]

Random Thoughts on Needlepoint

Originally posted 2008-01-31 11:29:41. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Yesterday I was getting some stuff off my old Mac and came upon a list of “Do You Knows?’ leftover from About.com days. These are short comments, tips and information about needlepoint. I thought I’d share them with you. ~ Compensation is the process of making […]

Stitches in Small Spaces

In Good Company - vintage mini-sock

Originally posted 2006-11-15 07:05:12. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Probably my favorite needlepoint designs of all time, are these hand-painted mini-socks from when In Good Company started. I’ve been addicted to them since the beginning, have stitched dozens of them, and, although they haven’t been made since about 1992, I keep buying them when I […]