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The lavender flowers are worked in French knots on this canvas by Maggie and Co., Lavender Fields.

All About French Knots

By Ellen Johnson / August 7, 2022

French knots are, by far, my favorite stitch. While the French knot is not “technically” a canvas embroidery stitch, you can definitely use it to add texture and visual interest to your needlepoint projects.  Ellen Johnson

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Understanding stitch diagrams is an essential skill for needlepointers.

Understanding Stitch Diagrams

By Ellen Johnson / July 16, 2022

Stitch diagrams can be confusing – especially when they don’t have numbers and letters. So, my friend, I’m here to help. Now, let’s take the guesswork out of using them! 🙂 Ellen Johnson

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Stitch Pathways

By Ellen Johnson / June 30, 2022

What are stitch pathways? That’s a great question – and it’s a topic that, in my opinion, not enough stitchers know about. See, I believe that understanding stitch pathways is an essential skill for anyone who does needlepoint for a hobby. In fact, I think it ranks right up there with stitch families. Ellen Johnson

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