The Art Of Eternity Or What A Gobelin Is

Gobelin is a “needle stitch painting”, or how some people say it the “art of eternity”. Our article today will start with a short history of what a gobelin is and where did it originally come from, offered by the know-it-all Wikipedia. Gobelin was the name of a family of dyers, who in all probability…

Types of Needlework: What’s the Difference?

The term “needlework” is used to describe a variety of crafts that use a needle and colored floss or yarn to stitch. Yet while needlework crafts are based on the same concept, there are differences that set each type of needlework apart. Cross-Stitch Cross-stitch uses X-shaped stitches to create a design or picture using cotton…

How To Do Petit Point Or Half-Cross Stitch

  As we discussed in our previous article, gobelin is a “needle stitch painting”, sewn on canvas with a fine needle, point by point, in a process that may take anywhere from 1 month. Gobelin embroidery is totally different from works you used to see or needlepoint before. A different technique, called “petit point” or half-cross stitch is…