A touch of color in our stitch along

Click here for On Point Wallet instructions Area I We are moving along in our stitch along. I know sometimes it seems like progress is slow, but the end is in sight! Today’s stitch is a motif of Rhodes diamonds. I chose the turquoise color for these to provide a little punch of color in

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March Kit of the Month – Lucky Day!

March 17 is a lucky day in our family – it’s the day our delightful Emily was born! We consider ourselves lucky to have her, and I thought for March I would let you all in our great good luck! Do you remember looking for 4-leaf clovers when you were a kid? There was something

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Now for some Bargello!

Click here for On Point Wallet stitch along instructions Area H Don’t you love Bargello! It can take several shapes, but here it’s a relatively simple triangle shape, in color gradations from darkest at the top to lightest at the bottom. Bargello is just straight stitches. Here the straight stitches are over 4 canvas threads

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Moving on with the On Point Wallet stitch along

Click here for On Point Wallet instructions Area G Today’s area is upright rice stitches, stitched in rows in three different colors. An upright rice stitch is a relatively simple stitch – an upright cross stitch (stitches 1 and 3), with tying stitches across the legs of the upright cross stitch (stitches 5, 7, 9

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Another narrow border stitch

Click here for On Point Wallet Area F instructions Today’s portion of the stitch along is another small, very narrow border stitch. I like the contrast between the very light upright diamond rays last week, and the very dark turquoise this week. If the border were wider I might not like the very dark color,

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Taking shape with an upright diamond ray stitch

Click here for On Point Wallet design Area E Instructions We didn’t do a whole lot last week with the border stitch, but this week we cover more ground with an upright diamond ray stitch. I chose a light color because there was so much of it, and I didn’t want this area to overwhelm

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