The Byzantine stitch is one of the first canvas embroidery stitches that I learned. It’s one of the most versatile stitch patterns of all – and you’ll find a LOT of variations of it in your stitch books. In fact, that’s a variation of the Byzantine Scotch stitch on Jingle’s scarf in the picture above. … Read moreRead More
So, you have a cute little ornament that you want to stitch for a special someone. And you’d like to jazz it up with decorative stitches, but all of the design components are SO small! Which needlepoint stitches can you use for those small spaces? That’s a terrific question… Ellen JohnsonRead More
If you’ve ever worked a needlepoint canvas using a professional stitch guide, you know the difference that decorative stitches and fancy threads can make in your finished project. The added texture and sparkle bring a flat 2-dimensional design to life and transform a plain needlepoint canvas into a hand-stitched work of art. Maybe you’ve even … Read moreRead More
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