Needlepoint Patterns - Textures to Dye for

Needlepoint patterns with a variety of textural stitches, such as rhodes stitch, are what we are looking at here. Throw in gorgeous over-dyed threads and you have Textures to Dye for!

With patterns to download and explore,

Endless creativity is at my door.

From intricate designs to motifs so sweet,

I'm ready to bring my needle to meet.

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The world of needlepoint patterns is a hotbed of thrills and bold moves, with each pattern offering a unique story.

The best bit? These stunning needlepoint patterns are just a click away, ripe for download and ready to spring to life in your own projects

The advantages of downloading textural needlepoint patterns instead of purchasing physical copies are clear.

Gone are the days of flipping through pages and pages of pattern books, hoping to stumble upon the perfect design. With just a few clicks, you can access a vast array of patterns from the comfort of your own home. The convenience is undeniable. No longer do you need to wait for a package to arrive or worry about misplacing a beloved pattern. Instead, you can have instant access to an endless supply of creativity.

So, whether you're a seasoned needlepoint buff or a keen newbie, get set to launch on a trek that will fire up your creativity and leave you gobsmacked by the gripping world of textural needlepoint patterns. It's time to thread your needle, strap in, and dive into the boundless options!

If you want to have fun with the stitches but aren't confident enough to use tapestry canvas then why not stitch these needlepoint tapestry patterns on Aida instead?

Each needlepoint pattern comes complete with diagrams of the basic needlepoint stitches and full instructions. But that doesn't mean every pattern stitched will look identical. Take a look at some some student pieces from my workshops and see what a difference the choice of thread makes.

Using smooth stitches next to bumpy ones, shiny thread next to matt, large stitches against small ones, thick threads near to fine fibres you will achieve a tactile piece of work that everyone will want to touch.

At just 3.6 inches square these little projects could be used for all kinds of things.

My students have finished them as pincushions, needlebooks, and even stitched a number of them together to form a sofa cushion. What will you make them up into?

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Save on the bundle of needlepoint patterns!

You can buy the charts individually lower down the page, or use the button just below to order the whole bundle for just £12 (a saving of £3.75 so you are almost getting two FREE!

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Starweavers Delight

starweavers delight - designed by Carol Leather

This pattern uses: cross stitch, smyrnas, slanted gobelin, rhodes stitch, fan stitch and leaf stitch.

Downloadable chart £2.25

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Serendipity design - from the textures to dye for needlepoint collection

Stitches used in this design include: oblong cross stitch, smyrnas, tent stitch, alternating scotch stitch, cushion stitch and rhodes stitch.

Downloadable chart £2.25

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Symmetry - needlepoint design by Carol Leather

This time practice two sizes of cross stitch, mosaic stitch, rococco (or queen) stitch, slanted gobelin, diamond eyelets, rhodes stitch and tent stitch.

Downloadable chart £2.25

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Tranquility - textures to dye for needlepoint downloadable

Needlepoint stitches used are: two sizes of cross stitch, slanted gobelin stitch, diamond eyelets, rhodes stitch, rice stitch and crossed corners stitch.

Downloadable chart £2.25

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Infinity - part of the textures to dye for collection of needlepoint patterns

This time we use the following basic needlepoint stitches: two sizes of cross stitch, smyrnas, slanted gobelin, alternating scotch stitch and rhodes stitch.

Downloadable chart £2.25

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Integrity - needlepoint design from Carol Leather's textures to dye for range

Use these needlepoint stitches in this pattern: two sizes of cross stitch, smyrnas, slanted gobelin, alternating scotch stitch and rhodes stitch.

Downloadable chart £2.25

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Hope - needlepoint pattern from Carol Leather

Lots of new stitches in this needlepoint pattern: rhodes diamond, mosaic, cashmere, alternating scotch, tent stitch, smyrnas, cross stitch, rhodes heart and amadeus stitch.

Downloadable chart £2.25

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With just a few clicks, you can unlock a world of inspiration and embark on a stitching adventure like no other. The techniques and stitches used to bring these needlepoint patterns to life were carefully chosen and executed. They have the power to create stunning textures and effects that would elevate your needlepoint creations to a whole new level. From the intricate and complex to the simple and elegant, there is a technique for every style and skill level.

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