Some designs work in both blackwork and cross stitch.
The cross stitch lacemaker was originally designed for the National Christmas Lacemakers Fair, held in Birmingham each year. She proved so popular, selling out on the first day, that I was soon asked to create a blackwork version of the same design.
Later, a partner, the blackwork stitcher, was added to the range.
If you haven't tried blackwork before you might find my beginners blackwork e-book helpful to teach you the basics.
Jun 27, 17 02:31 AM
I love making the Mill Hill Buttoned and Beaded pictures and have lost count of how many I have made for myself and others. However, in the past few years,
Apr 07, 17 04:09 PM
A cute needle felted bunny tutorial for beginners to the craft
Apr 07, 17 04:04 PM
Needle felt - a needlecraft where you don't have to thread a single needle