Sandi developed a 'do-it-yourself' attitude during her teens when she couldn't afford luxuries. She fabricated her wardrobe and then her home decor after she married. Mesmerized by PBS TV art demo shows, Sandi painted some of her hand-fashioned ga.
Block 5 for the needlepoint Painted Stitches Sampler is the Milanese Stitch. This stitch is a series of arrow heads on the diagonal, stitched in both directions. The Milanese Stitch needs some room to be effective. I painted and stitched.