Originally posted 2010-05-05 07:33:47. Republished by Blog Post Promoter It’s faced us all at one time or another — you are running out of thread and can’t find a matching dyelot. My friend Althea, over at Bargello Needlepoint had some wonderful tips last week about how to handle this.
When you use companion stitches in needlepoint you have an easy way to coordinate your stitches and create depth and dimension in your stitching. What Is a Companion Stitch? Companion Stitches, a name coined by June McKnight, are stitches that are similar in shape and construction but differ in size. Put together in order by [...]
Today we are going to look at stitch families, the most common way to classify needlepoint stitches. First we’ll talk about why stitch families are important. Next we’ll define the most common families. Finally we’ll classify the stitches from yesterday’s post into families. The Importance of Stitch Families The chances are good that you had [...]
Originally posted 2008-03-25 06:00:03. Republished by Blog Post Promoter These two witches are best friends and you’re getting an early look at them. They are my newest stitch guide, with the canvas by Needledeeva. This is a sneak peek at the class I will be teaching at the Destination Dallas in a couple of weeks. [...]
I was asked last week if woven stitches in needlepoint were put together in a family of stitches or if they got put into another, more well-known family. As with many simple questions in needlepoint, the answer is “Not exactly.” The stitches we call woven fall into three different types. Today we’ll define each types [...]