Patchwork Blocks for Needlepoint & Cross Stitch – eBook Sneak

sawtooth star quilt block in needlepoint, designed by Janet Perry

Originally posted 2009-06-17 06:50:24. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This charming needlepoint (it’s also a Twinchy) is one of about 50 in my first ebook, released July 1, 2009. This book is designed to be springboard for your creativity with many modelstitchers making their own interpretations of the blocks in needlepoint or cross stitch using [...]

Finishing a Mini-sock

sutton hoo mini-sock from needlepoint expert janet m. perry

Many people wonder how to turn your stitched needlepoint into a mini-sock. It’s not that hard if you have a sewing machine. One of the first tutorials The Caron Collection put on their website is this one on making an open and lined mini-sock. Your finished sock will be just like a regular-sized stocking (you [...]

Leaf and Straight Stitch Index from Stitches for Effects

This week we’ll list the leaf and straight stitches from the Stitches for Effect books. Each is listed by its name. After the name you’ll find the volume and page number. I – Stitches for Effect II – More Stitches for Effect III – Even More Stitches for Effect Remember all these stitches are also [...]

Trimming the Tree – Garlands & Brads

needlepoint christmas tree embellished with scrapbooking brads stitched by needlepoint expert janet m. perry

My little tree is starting to look more realistic. I have added garlands and started putting on ornaments using the brads I bought. Let’s talk about garlands first. In real life you can have garlands of many kinds, but two end up translating well to needlepoint. If you like fuzzy garlands, try Razzle-Dazzle from Rainbow [...]