Using Surface Embroidery on Needlepoint
I learned to do surface embroidery before I learned to do needlepoint. Maybe that’s the reason I enjoy embellishing my canvases with French knots so much! (Teehee… 😉 ) Many of the stitches we use to embellish our needlepoint canvases are actually free-style surface embroidery stitches; lazy daisies, French knots, bullion knots, stem stitch, and … Read moreRead More
Are Needlepoint And Embroidery The Same Thing?
Do you ever hear people calling different forms of needlework by the wrong name? Knitting and crochet get mixed up all the time. And as a former shop owner, I used to hear needlepoint and embroidery get called all sorts of things – including knitting and sewing. So, are needlepoint and embroidery the same? The … Read moreRead More
What Do You Do With Your ORT?
Do you save your ORT? Or do you toss them in the trash? What’s that? You don’t know what the heck an ORT is?! Well then – pour yourself a nice cuppa and let me tell you. Sound good? Okey dokey – I’ll wait for you. Ellen JohnsonRead More
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