• Wednesday , 24 May 2017

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Redwork BOM Quilt

Redwork BOM Quilt

For those of you who were familiar with the old NeedleKnowledge site, I’m happy to report that the Redwork BOM Quilt is back! This pattern originally appeared in my book, Easy Heirloom Embroidery, which is now out of print. However, ...

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May Flowers Pin Cushion

May Flowers Pin Cushion

April is finally over, the rains are gone and the flowers are in bloom! To celebrate, stitch the May Flowers Pin Cushion using basic counted thread techniques, including cross stitch and straight stitch. The design is worked in 5 colors ...

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French Proverbs Kitchen Towels

French Proverbs Kitchen Towels

In honor of my wonderful extended stay in France while my husband was there on business – as well as an upcoming visit in the Fall – I’ve created the French Proverbs Embroidery Kitchen Towels pattern. It reminds me of ...

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In Progress – Spring Needlepoint Project

In Progress – Spring Needlepoint Project

This week I’m working on a brand new Spring needlepoint project, featuring colorful blossoms worked in DMC’s gorgeous Color Variations #5 Pearl Cotton. I’m using 4025 Caribbean Bay, 4050 Roaming Pastures, 4100 Summer Breeze, and 4190 Ocean Coral, along with ...

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Free Needlepoint Patterns

Free Needlepoint Patterns

Last week I made four small needlepoint doodles – sketches in thread – while traveling, and promised I would post the patterns. These are now ready for you to download and stitch! I’ve made four different needlepoint patterns, each of ...

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Experimental Stitching – Needlepoint Doodles

Experimental Stitching – Needlepoint Doodles

Experimental stitching is one of my favorite take-alongs projects while traveling. It’s often the only time I have for just letting my mind wander. This time I’ve been doodling with needlepoint in solid colors. I needed to quickly stuff something ...

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Embroidered Easter Egg SAL – Part 3

Embroidered Easter Egg SAL – Part 3

Welcome to Part 3 of the 2014 embroidered Easter Egg SAL! Today I’m finishing up the embroidered bands on the egg. If you missed the previous parts of the SAL, you can find them on the 2014 Easter Egg Project ...

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Embroidered Easter Egg SAL – Part 2

Embroidered Easter Egg SAL – Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of our first annual Embroidered Easter Egg SAL. In this stitch-a-long (SAL), we’re using traditional, hand embroidery stitches to make a simple egg that can be finished as a puffed ornament. You can get the free ...

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Free Pattern – 2014 Easter Egg SAL

Free Pattern – 2014 Easter Egg SAL

Welcome to our first annual Easter Egg SAL for the month of March, 2014! In this Stitch-A-Long, we’re going to make a puffed Easter egg using traditional hand embroidery stitches in bright, sunny colors of 6-strand embroidery floss. I’m making ...

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