More New Canvases from your Favorite Designers

Here are even more great canvases from may designers. Most of these premiered at the TNNA Summer Market earlier this month. Deborah Mix, the designer behind Dragon’s Tale has an equally talented sister, Christine, who is a children’s book illustrator. Deborah has adapted 8 of Christine’s fairytale illustrations to needlepoint canvas. These designs are full […]

Make a Quick Bracelet from Stash Threads & Plastic Canvas

plastic canvas needlepoint bracelets

Originally posted 2009-09-27 07:44:53. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Looking for a fast project that’s suitable for kids, makes something cool and uses materials in your stash? Look no further than these wrist wraps, a free pattern from Coats & Clark. Using plastic canvas with stitching modeled on friendship bracelets, these projects are a great […]

Painted Canvas Stitches

Painted Stitches

Barbara Bergsten does absolutely wonderful canvases if you want to master different stitches on canvas. She actually paints the stitch’s pattern onto the canvas. In addition to this she has made many stitch guides available free on her site. Now she’s added an even better tool: the “Painted Stitches” handout. It comes from her class […]

Pat Thode Santa Last in Series


Many of you collect the limited edition Santas done each year by Pat Thode of Heartstrings for The Artist’s Collection. These include a painted canvas and detailed stitch guide along with embellishments. The 20 year run of these Santas is coming to an end this year with her new canvas “And to All a Goodnight.” […]

Why are Hand-Painted Canvases So Expensive?

Originally posted 2010-05-24 07:04:58. Republished by Blog Post PromoterVicki asked earlier this month if the designers actually painted the canvases they sold. It’s a good question. Although there are designers who paint their own and custom canvases are painted by the artist, most canvases you buy in shops are not painted by the designer. It […]