Every so often I take a stroll thru Blogland to see if I can find more bloggers that are sharing their passion for needlework. I like finding blogs with pictures, so I can see what they're talking about. And blogs that have other types of pictures (landscapes, flowers, food) are a definite bonus!
(Okay...so I snuck in a un-related picture of an apricot here, just to have a photo in this plain chunk of text...but pictures just make things more fun, don't you think?)
Anyway, I find it curious that the majority of blogs I've found are usually cross-stitch oriented, rather than needlepoint-oriented. Why that's so, I just don't know. But I'm always searching for some good blogs that give details about stitch and thread choices for needlepoint canvases (or counted canvaswork designs.) Needlepoint seems so much more of an interpretative art these days, that it's great for all of us stitchers to learn by seeing how other stitchers are interpreting their canvases.
That's not to say I don't enjoy the cross-stitch blogs. I do. Tremendously. Maybe because I don't do any cross-stitch these days, I get a thrill looking over some other stitcher's shoulder as she/he shares their latest work-in-progress.
I love seeing everyone's "smalls"....or what the latest Quaker-inspired design might be....or what sampler has everyone talking....And I've even added patterns to my own stash because I've seen them being worked on someone's blog.
So here are a few more creative and inspiring needlework blogs that I've found and added to my list at right:
Terry Dryden Needlework Designs
Stitch With Me
Please give them a visit some time....or better yet - start your own!