The below discussion is for counted embroidery. The two below links discuss purchasing fabric. If you are new to purchasing embroidery fabric or new to setting up an embroidery project I suggest you read both of these blog pages.
Purchasing … Read more
Caribbean is a counted Hardanger needlework embroidery design presented in a 20-plus page booklet available in printed (8 by 10 inch size) and Kindle formats.
Worked on an overdyed 24 count Congress (100% cotton) fabric (color Carefree Caribbean) the fabric … Read more
Rosey Day is a counted Hardanger needlework embroidery design presented in a 20-plus page booklet available in printed (8 by 10 inch size) and Kindle formats.
Worked on 22 count Vienna (62% cotton, 38% rayon) fabric (color Evening Rose). There … Read more
The ribbed spider web is a needle weaving stitch. The bottom most photo shows the weave pattern for an eight-spoke spider web. I would suggest using a thread length long enough to work the complete pattern without having to start … Read more
Entwined Pomegranates, a Bargello needlework design, is 233w by 213h, slightly under 13.5 by 11.75 inches when worked on 18 count canvas.
Presented within a 40-plus page booklet that is available in printed and Kindle format, this Bargello design may … Read more
Stitching pathway around a cutwork area:
Within my Hardanger Rosey Day design I utilized rectangular shaped kloster block areas. As you can see in the below photo there is figure-8 bar weaving and three types of fill-in stitches: dove eye, … Read more