• Wednesday , 22 March 2017

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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Stitching Confession

Stitching Confession

I have a confession to make… Many of you who know me probably thought I was hunkered down in my little studio stitching the Easter Egg SAL, watching the Pacific Northwest rain from my window. Maybe you thought I was ...

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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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Free SAL – 2014 Easter Egg Ornament

Free SAL – 2014 Easter Egg Ornament

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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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Free Pattern – Yellow Blossoms

Free Pattern – Yellow Blossoms

Just in time for some Spring stitching!  The Yellow Blossoms FREE pattern for hand embroidery features a dainty design stitched on a set of ready-made bed sheets. Add a bit of lace and ribbon, and you have your own designer ...

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Free Cross Stitch Pattern – Quaker Sampler

Free Cross Stitch Pattern – Quaker Sampler

Stitch a Quaker Sampler – this classic red two-tone sampler is worked in cross stitch and back stitch. The FREE 6-page pattern uses just two colors of floss, so it can be easily adapted to your favorite color palette.  The ...

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