Whether you’re a stitching beginner or an expert looking for something different, try one of these options for a new twist!
Typically stitched in black threads on white fabric, this historic form of needlework is an exciting technique to explore.
Blocking a Needlepoint Project
Ensure your project is perfectly blocked with these step-by-step instructions.
Converting Cross-Stitch to Needlepoint
Adapt your favorite cross-stitch charts so they can be done in needlepoint!
Counted Cross-Stitch Basics
These general instructions and basic stitches will get you started in counted cross-stitch.
Cross-Stitch Fabrics 101
Fabric can make all the difference in a project, so it’s important to know the basics before getting started.
Finishing Ideas: Counted Cross-Stitch
Once you have completed your counted cross-stitch piece, it can be finished in a variety of ways.
Finishing Your Needlework Stocking
You’ve just finished stitching a stocking—now what?! Read on to learn how to finish it like a pro.
Getting Started in Needlepoint
You’ll be well on your way to becoming a needlepoint pro with this how-to!
Hand-Painted Needlepoint Canvas
Check out these tips on what to look for when selecting a hand-painted canvas.
Hemstitch Tips & Techniques
Drawn threadwork techniques, which create decorative openings in the fabric, create stunning stitchery.
Intro to Hardanger
Take your stitching to the next level with cutwork, a decorative form of counted thread embroidery.
Intro to Zenbroidery
Combine the coloring book trend with traditional needlework!
Know Your Needles
Learn the different types and sizes of needles available.
Canvas, yarn, and needles—here’s everything you need to know about needlepoint supplies.
Needlework Fabrics 101
Needlepoint, Hardanger, embroidery fabric—what is the difference between them?
Plastic Canvas 101
Make wall hangings, coasters, tissue box covers, and more with this easy-to-stitch craft!
Quiz: How Obsessive a Crafter Are You?
From those who occasionally do crafts to people who have made it their lifestyle, where do you fall on the spectrum?
With their interesting shapes, specialty stitches can add unique textures to a needlework project.
Stamped Cross-Stitch Basics
Learn all about stamped cross-stitch.
Stamped Embroidery Basics
Brush up on the basics of stamped embroidery with this guide.
Teach a Child to Stitch
Introducing young children to cross-stitch can be easy and enjoyable for teacher and student alike!
Tips for Over-One Stitching
Stitching over one fabric thread on evenweave and linen yields stunning results!
Types of Needlework: What's the Difference?
Learn the difference between cross-stitch, embroidery, needlepoint, and plastic canvas.