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 [...]

Mondrian Pendant – FAS-Stitch

Originally posted 2007-02-20 14:58:07. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Isn’t it just too adorable? This is the finished FAS-Stitch pendant. As you can see from the picture, the end result is elegant and striking. And it couldn’t be easier to do. You buy a kit or the finishing at your LNS. Included in the kit [...]

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 [...]

Free Stitch Guide

needlepoint stitch guide for Jody Designs ornament by needlepoint expert Janet M. Perry

Originally posted 2008-03-27 05:03:25. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I’m in the midst of updating the services and products I offer to stitchers through my website, Napa Needlepoint. You can expect to see some big changes in the next few months. One great way to keep informed of these changes is to subscribe to the [...]

TNNA Thread News

Kreinik holographic thread

Lots of new colors out in threads at the TNNA Needlework Market, which opens in Long Beach this morning. Kreinik is coming out with a brand new series of threads in 16 shades, holographic colors (pictured above). It is a multi-colored, multi-dimensional thread that can change with the light. They have “L” after the color [...]