Three Basic Needlepoint Stitches Every Stitcher Should Know

By Ellen Johnson / July 9, 2022

Do you ever wonder how many needlepoint stitches there actually are? When you see all of the beautifully stitched pieces in shops and on social media, it can seem like there must be hundreds and hundreds. And, technically, that’s correct. There are A LOT of canvas embroidery stitches that you can use to embellish your … Read more

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Three Tips for Choosing Needlepoint Stitches That Work Well Together

Three Tips for Choosing Needlepoint Stitches That Work Well Together

By Ellen Johnson / June 23, 2022

Now that you know about stitch families, I’m going to go out on a limb and guess that you’re ready to learn how to use that information to help you choose stitches that work well together on your projects. And in this blog post, I’m going to share three of my favorite tips with you. … Read more

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What are Stitch Families?

By Ellen Johnson / June 16, 2022

In short, stitch families are the groups to which the different stitches belong. Wondering why it even matters to know this kind of stuff when it comes to your needlepoint hobby? Well, my friend, let me shed some light on it for you… 😉 Ellen Johnson

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