Bargello Scissors Case

Originally posted 2007-03-05 22:31:22. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Another incomparable finishing job from Susan, this scissors case is another project from the Bargello book. This project shows how dynamic a great thread can be. The overdyed thread is Miani Deco from Gloriana. I paired it with a matching metallic from Kreinik and used a [...]

Using Canvases to Use Up Stash Part 2


Yesterday we talked about picking a canvas for a scrap bag project. Today I’d like to give you an idea of how different stitchers use their own stashes to interpret the same canvas differently. Patt Large (the designer) and I have both stitched her Star Ornament #1 (Patt’s is pictured below). While Patt wrote the [...]

Is This You?

Woman Embroidering by August Macke

Here’s a portrait of the average needlepointer: You make about 13 projects per year About 1/3 of your projects use materials from your stash You spend between $600 and $800 on materials for all your projects, about 30% more than cross stitchers and knitters, and about twice ass much as crocheters You spend about $100 [...]

A Different Shape of Christmas Ornament

Originally posted 2008-12-23 19:11:10. Republished by Blog Post PromoterMy friend, Anne Stradal, has posted some pictures of two of her delightful Eggs for All Seasons in Christmas colors on her blog, The Cape Stitcher. I wanted to share this eye candy with you. If you want to see more of this delightful series, pictures of [...]

Nuts Now Available on Kindle

UPDATE: Direct link now added. Do you have a Kindle? Would you like to get this blog automatically uploaded to you eReader so you can take it with you and read it on the go? I’m delighted to announce that Nuts about Needlepoint is now available by subscription to Kindle owners. You begin your subscription [...]