Let’s Get Finishing Needlepoint

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You are doing a happy dance. You found a great canvas at a fantastic price. You were able to use several threads in your stash to stitch it up. The result is lovely but now you want to finish it. So you start shopping around and your jaw drops at the cost of finishing. I […]

Great Free Alphabets on the Web

Originally posted 2006-11-10 22:16:59. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThese days I seem to be thinking about alphabets alot. There are some fantastic resources on the Web for creating your own charted words, creating an alphabet, or just great charts. Here’s a round-up of my favorites: How to Chart your own Alphabet (http://www.lysator.liu.se/~offe/kors/tutorial/alphabet.html) This page has […]

Let’s Get . . Thrifty Stitching!

With thread, assorted other items, and creativity, you can reuse many items to make great needlepoint, tools, and projects. Today you’ll find an index of these posts to date. They are divided into categories. If the link is in bold, you’ll find the instructions on Nuts about Needlepoint. Otherwise content is linked to and is […]

Let’s Get . . . Needlepoint Books

Originally posted 2009-05-12 06:01:08. Republished by Blog Post PromoterMy studio is full of books. I think I buy every needlepoint book that comes out. I am always looking for “oldies but goodies” at guild auctions and library sales. I’m also one of those people who forget what books I have and so I buy them […]

Do I Have Time to Finish It Before Christmas?

With only about two weeks left before Christmas, no doubt slight panic is setting in as you think about all the things you wanted to make but haven’t finished. If you are really lucky, those things don’t need to be mailed. iIf you are really, REALLY lucky, they don’t have to be finished either. But […]