Monday, August 31, 2009

Long and short stitch lessons online

Needlenthread.com has been running a series of lessons for working a long-and-short stitch sampler in DMC floss. Why might this be of particular interest to Church Ladies? Despite the prosaic name (it's also known as needlepainting), long-and-short stitch is the basic technique used to produce, for example:

and, in a more modern example, parts of this:

(Source)

Have a look, and make sure to click on the source links for more pictures!

1 comment:

Peony Moss said...

Oh, oh, how lovely!