Yoga for Your Hands

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Doing needlepoint for hours on end can strain more than your back and, perhaps, your eyesight. The repeated motion can do damage to your hands. Barbara Bergsten is having her yoga instructor, Carol More, guest post on her blog and the first post is a real winner. Visit the post to learn about some simple [...]

Gallery of Inventive Needlepoint Finishing

Thanks to the great folks at Pocket Full of Stitches, we have a lovely gallery of inventive needlepoint finishes photographed at the recent Dallas Needlework Market. I’m always perplexed at how to finish my needlepoint, so I am so grateful for these many wonderful ideas.

A Reason to Look Forward to Mondays (at least for awhile)

bargello needlepoint christmas ornament

Originally posted 2009-06-07 05:24:31. Republished by Blog Post Promoter My friend Althea, who has the wonderful blog about Bargello needlepoint, has a special treat for us the next six Mondays. She has designed six Bargello Christmas theme ornaments which will appear on her blog for downloads. There is one ornament each week and it is [...]

What if your Chosen Needlepoint Doesn’t Fit?

Dim Sum from Needlepoint for Fun

I just got a leather ebook cover from Lee Needle Arts. I”m excited to stitch the cover and upgrade me Kindle to something that looks more like me. And, of course, I jumped right in and picked a canvas from my stash, that I thought looked like the right size. It’s Dim Sum from Needlepoint [...]

Add Needlepoint to this Contemporary Lampshade

needlepoint lamp shade from Lamp Gustaf

Originally posted 2010-03-21 07:34:51. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Lamps can be a difficult thing in a home. All too often you can’t find the right one and when you find one that work physically, it isn’t the right style. That’s what’s so cool about this shade from Lamp Gustaf, a Swedish company. It has [...]