If I asked you how much profit margin do you think your shop makes, what would you say? In an article from the American Business Institute, people thought the margin was 36%. Now if you are a shopowner in any industry you are probably thinking “I wish! If I could make that much money I […]
Did you know that it’s very easy to overdye your own threads? Doing this can soften bright colors, darken threads, or even add additional colors. The results you get will always be a surprise and can be quite delightful. It’s easy to do. All you need is an old CrockPot (one you NEVER, EVER use […]
Originally posted 2011-11-12 07:12:53. Republished by Blog Post PromoterRecently I completed stitching this Cheshire Cat from Petei. I just adore the design, but finding the right color for the background was a real challenge. In finding it, I worked through some questions that can help you find the perfect background color for your designs. With […]
I know it’s well past Valentine’s Day, but hearts are a popular motif throughout the year. This plastic canvas box could make a great centerpiece at a bridal shower, a special container for an anniversary present, or a wonderful “I Love You” gift. The pattern is free and comes in three different sizes. There is […]
Originally posted 2010-11-21 07:27:06. Republished by Blog Post PromoterZiva Needlepoint’s free design for this quarter is this Art Nouveau Mistletoe border. She has done in in Gobelin Stitch using DMC’s Satin Floss for a very elegant and holiday-worthy design. With a Basketweave background matching the cloth, this is so lovely.