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Needlepoint Stitch of the Week

The Slanted Victorian Step stitch produces a strong, directional flow on your needlepoint canvas,  and works beautifully for hills and mountains, clothing (especially on a reclining figure), and,  lends itself well to the use of overdyed threads such as Gloriana Silk, Silk ‘n Colors,  Waterlilies, and Poppies, just to name a few.  In teaching a […]


If you ever want to stitch a metal surface….

This is a great stitch to use if you should have something in your  handpainted canvas that is metal – especially hammered metal.  I used it on Scheherazade, one of Melissa Shirley’s Wild Women series. Amy Bunger wrote a stitch guide for the piece, including the Stained Glass Stitch used on the purple gown, the […]


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