I’ve been spending a lot of time searching back through old Kirk and Bradley designs to look for canvases to turn into online classes recently. When I stumbled upon this darling polar bear, I immediately knew he would be perfect. I can’t believe I hadn’t… [read more]
I know it probably sounds cliché, but the best way to learn new stitches is just to try them out. When I was beginning to play around with decorative stitches, I would try a bunch out in the selvage around the canvas before jumping in… [read more]
By far one of my favorite pieces I’ve ever stitched is this Raymond Crawford Mr and Mrs Bell. Of course I wanted to stitch something special to commemorate our wedding- but this canvas turned out so much better than I ever could have imagined. I… [read more]
Do you love using decorative stitches but are unsure how to pick your own stitches without a stitch guide? When I’m teaching, I find that this is one of the areas that needlepointers struggle with the most, especially, how to pick a background stitch.
Hi everyone! Happy New Year! Welcome to the new and improved Stitch Style Blog! It’s been on my wishlist to give the blog a little update for a while, and I knew that the New Year was the perfect opportunity for a fresh start! What… [read more]