Capri Threads

Lisa Kessler discusses the new Capri Threads Rainbow line. Watch the video blog to learn what she loves about them, what techniques work well with them, and what to keep in mind when stitching with them.  

Enjoy This Large Heart Stitch Diagram!

Just in time for Valentine’s Day – a beautiful Large Heart Pattern Stitch Diagram! Our collection of 60+ Stitch Diagrams is available to all Bronze Tier and higher members, and adds another component to learning creative new stitches.   Clicking the...

Top 10 Reasons to Try out Bargello

  Top 10 Reasons to Try out Bargello: 10. Dates back to the middle ages. 9. Also known as Florentine Needlework or Hungarian Point 8. Has its own museum – Bargello Museum in Florence, Italy 7. One of the most durable stitches for pillows, upholstery and rugs. 6....

Basketweave Stitch by Alice E. Hall

Basketweave is one of the most used stitches in needlepoint; the stitch is slanted covering one canvas intersection. It is easily worked without turning the canvas and causes very little distortion. The woven or basketweave back makes it extremely strong. Should be...