Three -D Christmas Tree

3-D Bargello Christmas Tree

Originally posted 2006-12-06 06:41:30. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I finished the stitching for the Three-D Bargello Christmas Tree and I just had to share it with you. It’s one of the projects in my Bargello book. The pattern is a traditional one, called pomegranite, and it is stitched in Gloriana’s lovely Lorikeet wool. It’s [...]

Ruth Schmuff’s Background CD now in Printed Form

Like many needlepointers I find a plain Tent Stitch background to be rather boring. Since at least 1984 I’ve been punching them up, not by changing the stitch but by adding repeating patterns to them. I usually do them in two contrasting textures of the same color, a technique I call needlepoint damask (the subject [...]