Straight Stitches

Originally posted 2007-10-13 08:35:02. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI know lots of needlepointers and I’d say that Straight Stitches tend to be more of a problem for then than any other stitches. They shouldn’t be. They offer some tremendous possibilities in needlepoint and there are easy ways to overcome most dificulties. For myself, I love [...]

Great Plastic Canvas Storage Box

plastic canvas storage box from Crafty Pod

My friend Diane over at Crafty Pod has a love for plastic canvas. She’s made many remarkable projects from it, buys vintage and Japanese books on it looking for ideas, and generally lifts this material from the realm of church-bazaar crafts to something fun, bright, and hip. There are two tremendous virtues to plastic canvas [...]

Birthday Plaid for Needlepoint or Cross Stitch Cyberclass

birthday plaid or personal plaid in cross stitch, on-line class by janet perry

Personal, or birthday, plaids are a unique way to make a needlework accessory for yourself or as a gift. As part of Counted Wishes, beginning Feb. 1 I will be teaching a Cyberclass on making these plaids as a wallet insert. The class can be done in needlepoint or cross stitch (the cross stitch insert [...]