Needleworking Department

Needleworking Department Logo Have you ever wanted to learn different types of needlework?

This is the place to learn techniques for crafts such as blackwork, candlewicking, hardanger, redwork and ribbon embroidery, to name a few.

We provide free project ideas, free patterns and free samples on various needlework crafts. In addition, the department offers links to the top cross stitch sites on the Internet as well as cross stitch calculators and floss conversion charts.

Order supplies for your new craft through our online shopping center.


Recent Videos and Tutorials

Book and Magazine Recommendations

  •  Crewel Twists

    Crewel Twists

    Hazel BlomkampFresh Ideas for Jacobean Embroidery!

    Crewel Twists shows needle artists how to be creative with fabric, threads, beads and alternative stitches, borrowing techniques from other forms of needlework, and still producing a product that is typical of the crewel or Jacobean style of embroidery.

  • Cloth Paper Scissors (Magazine)

    Cloth Paper Scissors (Magazine)

    Cloth Paper Scissors covers many types of fiber arts and collage work, including rubber stamping, embroidery and book art.

Free Items of the Week

  • Happy Easter

    Here's how you can celebrate Easter with this bright cross stitch card with spring flowers and a very festive mood.  From  Alita Designs

  • Touch of Spring

    Touch of Spring

    Spring Stitching! Stitch up this free cross stitch pattern and make it into a pillow or wall hanging.  From  Yarnspirations

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Needleworking Department

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