A step in my designing career

I was all prepared for what I was going to write about this morning, but plans changed when I discovered something last night (so that planned topic will just get pushed off until next time…) As I think my readers know, I design cross stitch, canvaswork, and blackwork patterns and sell them as WorksByABC.  (Yes,Continue reading “A step in my designing career”

Color Theory and Stitch Variation – Part III (the last)

So, here is how a pattern that is called “From Molehill to Mountain”, that by its very name gives you a sense that we are talking about a mountain, gets turned into a mountain range. As I shared at the end of Part II, I actually stitched this pattern four times. As I remember it,Continue reading “Color Theory and Stitch Variation – Part III (the last)”

Color Theory and Stitch Variation Education – Part II

It’s been a week since I last posted – hope everyone (in the US) enjoyed a good Thanksgiving holiday! In my last blog post, I began talking about a large project, a major milestone in my stitching life in fact.  Here is the photo from near the end of that post: This pattern is calledContinue reading “Color Theory and Stitch Variation Education – Part II”

An education in color theory and stitch variation – part I

I knew I wanted to spend a little time on this blog talking about a big needlework project I did some time ago and all that I learned from it.  It might take two or three posts for me to share everything that I want to about this.  But, I do need to start withContinue reading “An education in color theory and stitch variation – part I”