Barbara Elmore’s Ribbons

ribbons,copyright Barbara Elmore

Barbara Elmore has a lovely and expended selection of ribbons, available from Sundance. The latest ones are painted ones. Read what Barbara has to say about them in her blog post. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2014Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License Type:Non-commercial, Attribution, no Derivative workLicense Summary:You may copy this content, and re-publish it [...]

El Molino Rayon Thread from Presencia

El Molino rayon thread

Today’s guest post comes from Michelle Hufford from Come to the Point, a lovely shop in San Rafael, CA. ************* I have often been asked why I don’t sell DMC products. Simple – you can get them anywhere. I wanted something that wasn’t available in Marin County. While scouting options, I was fortunate enough to [...]

Plastic Canvas Podcast

Originally posted 2008-07-30 07:58:36. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Plastic Canvas, more than any other kind of needlepoint, has a bad reputation. Even among needlepointers. For most people it conjures up picture of tissue boxes, acrylic thread, and garish colors. I know, my beloved Grandmother loved plastic canvas and I have several pieces she did. [...]

Stitches a la Carte – Book Review

Melissa Shirley house, photo copyright Napa Needlepoint

Lynda Richardson, Dream House Ventures, 2014, ISBN: 978-0-692-26349-3 This book is such a delightful resource for every stitcher. If you are a beginner, you’ll get lots of stitch patterns that only need Tent Stitch. If you are a more experienced stitcher, you’ll find plenty of great ideas to bring life to many projects. There are [...]

Quilt Block Twinchies Gallery

Quilt Block Needlepoint Twinchy Challenge August 2008

Originally posted 2008-08-31 07:30:58. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This Twinchy Challenge was so much fun. The Twinchy pictured above is a block called “Black Beauty” It’s stitched in two shades of Watercolours, the dark one for the border and the lighter one for the main blocks. The center block is a coordinating metallic, and [...]