• Sunday , 23 April 2017

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Stitch of the Week – Tent Stitch

Stitch of the Week – Tent Stitch

The Tent Stitch is a type of tent stitch, and is the most basic of all needlepoint stitches, forming a single, diagonal stitch over an intersection of canvas. There are three main types of Tent Stitch, each has a different ...

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Stitch of the Week – Chevron Stitch

Stitch of the Week – Chevron Stitch

Our stitch of the week is one of my favorite needlepoint stitches. The Chevron Stitch is worked in upright rows of varying lengths, in multiple colors. The stitches are worked in up and down undulating, diagonal rows or waves, and ...

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Stitch of the Week – Brighton Stitch

Stitch of the Week – Brighton Stitch

It was difficult to get anything new posted this week, with the arrival of our third grand baby on Monday. I had intended to post a hand embroidery stitch used in an interesting way, but instead had to make do ...

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Needlepoint Finishing – Bracelet

Needlepoint Finishing – Bracelet

Any rectangular strip of needlepoint can be finished as a bracelet. It’s a terrific way to use up small scraps of needlepoint canvas and yarn, and a great way to add a new piece to your wardrobe! This Knowledge Nugget ...

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Spring Needlepoint Project Ready

Spring Needlepoint Project Ready

I’ve been making good progress on the Spring Needlepoint Project I started last week. The band has now been completely stitched and is ready for finishing. You can get the free charted pattern for the design here. If you haven’t ...

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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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Free Pattern – Summer Bouquet

Free Pattern – Summer Bouquet

Here’s what’s in my frame this week – a fresh, free pattern that has me looking ahead to summer and better weather. I’m stitching a traditional Victorian-inspired floral Summer Bouquet in needlepoint, featuring roses and daisies worked in an earthy, ...

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