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 [...]

Threads & Shading Class Starts February 15

mondrian, piet amaryllis for technique needlepoint class, traught by needlepoint expert janet m. perry

Isn’t this Amaryllis by Piet Mondrian striking? It’s so simple, so modern, but in such bright colors. And it’s the canvas for my next class for Art Needlepoint, starting February 15, 2012. Suitable for beginners, it has a taste of many different techniques including: padding textured stitches outlining pattern darning shadow stitching YOu’ll learn these [...]

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 [...]

More New from TNNA

There are several new accessories that debuted at TNNA. Probably the hit of the show was Pischke Pillows. from the makers of the the popular Pischke Pockets. Using ten-mesh canvas with your choice of three designs, the kit comes with the same sturdy fabrics as the totes, grosgrain ribbon, and threads. The pillows are made [...]

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 [...]