Rolled Roses

Rolled Roses

Brazilian Embroidery Kit

I am stitching my way through five of the BE beginners kits from the jdr-be.com website. Learning a lot. My bullion stitches are greatly improving, so is my stem stitching.

For those who know this kit, you … Read more

Creeping Flower and Gerone Daisy

Creeping Flower and Gerone Daisy

Brazilian Embroidery Kit

This is my second group of Brazilian Embroidery stitches that I learned. I purchased the kit from JDR-BE website.

The stitches that I learned in this kit were bullion (7 to 30 loops), French Knots and pistil … Read more

Brazilian Embroidery, a short discussion:

I found and daily begun to view the Stitchin’ Fingers website in time January 2013. Just in time to view the posting of Margo Brook’s Primavera (Brazilian Embroidery). For years I have been seeing this lovely style of embroidery and … Read more

Cross-Needle Hydrangea

Cross-Needle Hydrangea

Those who are familiar with this Cross-Needle Hydrangea BE design that I purchased from the  jdr-be.com website will pick up on the fact that I still have more French knots to stitch on the weedy or twig like top branches.… Read more

Grape Iris

Elsa Williams's Grape Iris
Needlepainting: long and short stitch Michelle Palmer / Elsa Williams design: Grape Iris

Elsa Williams’s Grape Iris

This is from a vintage Elsa Williams kit.

The supplied wool is Paternayan and the fabric is 51 percent linen and 49 percent … Read more

Feather Stitch

Feather Stitching

Needle’nThread.com

You can see how long the stitches are here, to get the right angle going into the feather.… Read more