Counted

Rhodes Stitch Collection

Rhodes Stitch CollectionThis Rhodes Stitch Collection is a counted needlework embroidery design of fifteen different variations of Rhodes stitches available in printed and Kindle formats. The top and bottom rows of my Rhodes Stitch Collection features the smaller elements of the design…

Waves of Early Fall Bargello Embroidery Needlework

Waves of Early FallWaves of Early Fall design is a Bargello counted needlework embroidery presented within a 40-plus page booklet. This design utilizes the traditional Bargello method of needlework straight stitches worked in steps to create the design. Click the button named Bargello…

Ruby Rosette, Hardanger needlework design

Ruby Rosette, hardanger needlework designRuby Rosette design is a counted Hardanger needlework embroidery presented within a 50 page booklet available in printed and Kindle formats. This design contains openwork, Hardanger satin, Kloster blocks, rosette, weaved bars and picot stitches. Details for working the rosette…

Snowmen Nestled in Spruce Trees, mat length

Snowmen Nestled in Spruce Trees mat lengthSnowmen Nestled in Spruce Trees mat length is a Hardanger counted needlework presented within a 50-plus page booklet available in printed and Kindle formats. This design utilizes traditional Hardanger stitches: satin, Kloster blocks, buttonhole edge and openwork enhanced by picots.…

Ribbons and Thistle Flowers

Ribbons and Thistle FlowersRibbons and Thistle Flowers is a counted needlework embroidery design presented in a 40-plus page booklet available in printed and Kindle formats. Click the button named Bargello on the upper navigational bar of my blog website at Noelle Frances Designs…

Net Darning

Net darning

Winter Snowflakes

Winter Reindeer

Each year I like to surf eBay and purchase a give-to-myself gift for Christmas. I have two criterias: under $15 and that the design includes something new to try. Last summer I came upon several net …

Swirling Pin Wheels

Swirling Pin WheelsThe Swirling Pin Wheels design is a counted Hardanger and Rhodes stitch needlework embroidery available in printed and Kindle formats. Over the past winter children from our town’s day care center stuck red and blue pin wheels along the edge…

Citrus Pomegranates, Bargello Needlework Design

Citrus Pomegranates, Bargello needleworkCitrus Pomegranates design is a Bargello needlework embroidery presented within a 60-plus page booklet available in printed and Kindle formats. The pomegranate shapes, a classic Bargello pattern, are worked in the bright colors of citrus fruit and the dark cobalt…

Chickadee

Chickadee

Chickadee

Crossed Wing Colletion, Chickadee No2.

First time in a while that I totally just chilled out and had fun with an embroidery pattern. I just finished three, what I consider intense pieces (the two panels within my silk ribbon …

Christmas on the beach

Christmas on the beach

Christmas on the beach

I started working on this design last fall in hopes of completing it by December, in time to give the finished worked design to my sister as a Christmas gift. Missed that by several months, but…