Another Lovely Bargello Ornament

Designed by Judy Harper

Originally posted 2008-10-20 08:38:13. Republished by Blog Post PromoterJudy Harper posted another delightful Bargello ornament on her FREEBIES, Etc blog yesterday. This one is so fun because, like the Four Way ornament she posted last week, there is plenty of room for personalization here, because the Bargello is the frame. But if you hesitated about [...]

Summer TNNA – More Needlepoint Goodness

Rainbow Gallery has lots of new colors in all three sizes of Silk Lame. My favorites are the almost white pastels in Silk Lame Petite. They would look so neat adding just a blush of color to a canvas. There is also a new color of Gold Rush 18, a hot pink. And they have [...]

Designing your own Needlepoint Belt

Originally posted 2010-03-04 07:28:58. Republished by Blog Post PromoterLast week Cp asked me about finding sources to make a belt for a fencer. While I haven’t seen any belts for this specifically, it occurred to me that any stitcher has the resources to make a unique and personal belt for any activity. Although I’m using [...]

3-D Needlepoint – Is it a Trend?

Let’s be really honest with ourselves here: Do you stitch and finish your needlepoint or do you just stitch it? I mostly just stitch. I have boxes of needlepoint all ready to be turned into something, but what? A Hamlet would say “There’s the rub.” I don’t want pillows, I have lots of ornaments. But [...]

Recycle to Make a Project Bag

Originally posted 2009-07-18 07:10:23. Republished by Blog Post PromoterRecently the CRAFT blog had a post on making a project bag for your knitting. It recycles those clear plastic zipper bags which hold sheets, tablecloths, or quilts. This is a fantastic idea and one which, as needlepointers, we can also adopt. They will be best for [...]