Merry Easter Eggs – book review

Originally posted 2006-02-18 14:51:18. Republished by Blog Post PromoterCarolyn Hedge Baird. 2004. Whimsical and bursting with ideas, Carolyn Hedge Baird has written a book of stitch ideas which covers much more than just Easter Eggs. It contains “ideas for borders and stripes, backgrounds, details, threads, finishing, and displaying your needlepoint eggs!” The book can roughly […]

Stitching Mary & Jesus in Needlepoint

tish needlepoint canvas, madonna and child

Originally posted 2009-08-14 07:08:47. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Awhile ago a friend asked me about religious cross stitch. This got me thinking about religious needlepoint, more specifically the timeless image of Mary and Jesus, the Madonna and Child. So I went on an internet search for needlepoint Madonnas and found several. Designing Women has […]

Evertite Bars

Originally posted 2009-11-04 07:12:49. Republished by Blog Post PromoterJane of Chilly Hollow has posted an outstanding review and how to on Evertite stretcher bars on her blog. It’s outstanding and you should go read it. First off, she shows you how to assemble them. If you’ve looked at them in the store or if you […]

Painted Canvas Goodies from TNNA

There is always so much more great stuff at TNNA that I can’t cover everything. Here’s more stuff I loved. Tapestry Fair has some lovely geishas that have a great concept. They are seen from the back. The clothing is line drawn, so you can pick your own stitches, colors and threads, but the heads […]

Needlepoint Ebooks Premiere!

patchwork blocks for needlepoint or cross stitch ebook by janet perry cover

Originally posted 2009-07-03 06:09:06. Republished by Blog Post Promoter That’s on the cover of Celebrate! The ebook version of the Come Stitch with Me needlepoint sampler from 2008. It has been expanded with additional ideas for using the stitches and information on how to develop a color scheme This cover is from 50 Patchwork Blocks […]