needlepoint stitches

Ooh la la... the Parisian stitch is a super versatile stitch that every needlepointer should know.

All About the Parisian Stitch

By Ellen Johnson / January 7, 2024

Colorful cardinals. Chipper chickadees. Playful penguins. What do they all have in common? Why, they’re birds, of course. And they just happen to be birds that you often see on winter-themed canvases. Since we’re smack dab in the middle of winter, I thought it might be fun to explore a stitch that you can use … Read more

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The medieval mosaic stitch is a terrific option for sunset skies on your needlepoint projects.

All About the Medieval Mosaic Stitch

By Ellen Johnson / October 29, 2023

Fall is such a delightful season. I love being outdoors this time of year. In fact, one of my favorite ways to spend a leisurely Sunday afternoon is taking my needlepoint out on the porch. It would be super fun if you could join me in person, but let’s do the next best thing. Let’s … Read more

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The diagonal Roumanian stitch is a very versatile canvas embroidery stitch.

All About the Diagonal Roumanian Stitch

By Ellen Johnson / September 17, 2023

Baskets of bright red apples line the shelves at the Farmer’s Market, the trees are starting to turn, and the days have taken on a golden hue. Autumn is at hand, so grab your favorite mug, fill it up, and let’s chat about this week’s featured stitch – the diagonal Roumanian stitch.      The diagonal Roumanian … Read more

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