• Tuesday , 27 June 2017

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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A New Addition

A New Addition

I’ve been offline all week because we have a new addition! This week I have not been able to post anything new here on the NeedleKnowledge site – although I will try to get something posted over the coming weekend. ...

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Hmmm… What’s This?

Hmmm… What’s This?

I’ve been working on a fun counted thread 4th of July free SAL that I’ll be posting the first week of May, and snapped this photo of my very nosy cat, Rambo. He’s my studio buddy, loves to nose around ...

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Stitch of the Week – Eggs in a Basket

Stitch of the Week – Eggs in a Basket

To celebrate Easter – and to kick off the stitch of the week series – I’m featuring Eggs in a Basket as our stitch this week. This colorful needlepoint stitch is worked similarly to other basic Arrowhead Stitches, but instead ...

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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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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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Kitchen Towel Fabrics

Kitchen Towel Fabrics

Last week I was running a bit early on my way to pick up hubby at the airport, so I decided to pop into the fabric store for a few minutes. I have some ideas that I’ve been kicking around ...

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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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Stitching Addiction

Stitching Addiction

As I’ve been pulling together materials to launch the needlepoint section of The Stitches page, I’ve come to the realization that I am truly addicted to needlework. I don’t even have a favorite needlework type or technique – I love ...

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