Michele Herron shares needlepoint tips and techniques from her current needlepoint projects.
Monday, September 5, 2011
Kelly Clark witch hats
We have Kelly Clark's trunk show in the shop and I am treating myself to the six witches' hats and the stitch guide created for them.
I have started with the Pumpkin hat, adding a few of my touches to the piece. I am adding the large flat beads to the hat brim, as suggested in the guide. Because the stitch is a full coverage stitch, I am leaving the center stitch open to allow me to place the beads properly.
I had a great time looking for beads and such on the Fusion Beads website (www.fusionbeads.com). They lured me in with a 20% off weekend sale and I stocked up on all things that glitter, especially in Halloween and Christmas colors. And the stash just continues to grow....