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 [...]

Let’s Get — Stitching Plastic Canvas

needlepoint pendants from plastic canvas from Crafty Pod

Like Rodney Dangerfield, plastic canvas often gets no respect. And that’s undeserved. This flexible, easy-to-finish ground can be the start of so much wonderful needlepoint. Learn some great ways to finish in this post from the archives. Are your eyes straining to see 18-mesh but you have a huge stash of threads? Try 14-count plastic [...]

Quilts as a Source of Inspiration

Originally posted 2010-04-23 07:16:41. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This post from the archives is reposted as part of the Blast from the Past series. New content will return October 3, 2013. Patchwork Quilts remain a rich source of inspiration of design in all kinds of media, needlepoint not the least. Every time I look [...]