FAS-Stitch Pendant

Mondrian style needlepoint pendant

Originally posted 2007-02-22 06:51:04. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Imagine a sleekly elegant pendant hanging from a sterling choker or leather cord. Sound good? Now imagine that pendant being made from needlepoint. Sound too good to be true? It was until late last year, when FAS-Stitch came on the scene. They sell stunning needlepoint pendants, […]

New Products – Early June 2012

June is a big month for mew needlepoint products. With the TNNA Summer Market happening later this month, there will be lots more coming out. Happily for us, many companies have announced new products, I’d like to share with you. As usual the announcements are grouped into three parts: Canvases, Kits & Charts, Threads, and […]

How Much Yarn Do I Need?

needlepoint threads

Originally posted 2010-05-27 07:26:57. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Recently Pam asked: How do I estimate the amount of yarn needed for each color in a project? There isn’t a hard and fast rule for this because the amount you need per square inch varies with the mesh size, thread, and stitch. But this method […]

An Unusual & Easy-to-Stitch Ornament Shape

designing women needlepoint cross finished as ornament, stitched by needlepoint expert janet m. perry

I bought this little cross designed by Designing Women awhile ago on eBay (it’s still available through CanvasConnection who currently sells these designs). It’s N1209, Flower Cross and is in the first row here. It’s very pretty but as I ran through my usual ideas for finishing but they wouldn’t work. It’s just a bit […]

An Easy Way to Expand your Stitch Repertoire

exploded straight gobelin stitch for needlepoint, diagrammed by needlepoint expert janet m. perry

I have this little star sitting on my desk right now. It uses a simple star outline (like this one) and I thread I hadn’t used (Oriental Linen from The Thread Gatherer). Making a simple design like this is a great way to test out a thread. But it’s also a fantastic way to create […]