Author Archives: Debbie

A little love for Rhodes stitches

Rhodes stitches are one of the work horse stitches in a needleworker’s tool box. Spot motifs, borders, combinations, different shapes and sizes – how could we live without our Rhodes stitches? A Rhodes stitch is always capitalized when you see … Continue reading

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Musings on color

I’m working on a new design, and ran into a roadblock. You see, the colors I thought I wanted to use, I didn’t want to use once I started stitching. Sigh. Of course, when I discovered this I didn’t have access … Continue reading

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Cuff bracelets continued

I had so much fun working on these cuff bracelets. DMC suggests that #5 pearl cotton is perfect for these, and they’re right. For this one I used a #5 pearl in the Coloris line, and I loved the colors … Continue reading

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More about the cuff bracelets

I had so much fun working on these little cuffs. I think this one may be my favorite! But first a word about graphing and stitching. As a counted canvas designer, I count threads; on the graphs, that’s the lines … Continue reading

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DMC Cuff Bracelets

Have you seen the DMC cuff bracelets in the shops? These are marvelous! Here’s a link to see what they look like: https://www.dmc.com/media/cache/c/u/cuff4fchs_index_77x115.jpg The cuffs are faux leather, with 2 snaps so they’re somewhat adjustable. The cuffs come in four … Continue reading

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