Everybody’s Doing It?

Originally posted 2009-05-21 19:30:48. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThat’s the title of an old song, but maybe soon it can apply to needlepoint. While the NCHA (rtade organization for the crafts business) reports spending overal on crafts is down 14%. Spending on needlepoint is up 30%. This means many more people are taking up needlepoint, […]

What Size Will my Project Be if I Change the Mesh of the Canvas?

Originally posted 2011-09-05 06:56:04. Republished by Blog Post PromoterIt can be frustrating. You love the project, but it’s charted for a size of canvas you dislike, or don’t have, or can’t see. But how can you figure out what size canvas you’ll need of the canvas you want. It sounds hard, but actually with a […]

Magnolia Mystery Free Needlepoint Project

copyright Stained Glass Hobby

We start this delightful new project creating a stained glass needlepoint. Beginning with a stained glass pattern, we’ll stitch it using different stitches for the flower, a great background using overdyed threads, and a needlepoint mat. Once it’s finished, it can easily be put into a ready-made 4×6″ frame. It’s a mystery project, so you’ll […]

Folk Art Needlepoint

Originally posted 2008-09-24 23:11:45. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFOLK ART NEEDLEPOINT: 20 Projects Adapted from Objects in the American Folk Art Museum, Ruth Peltason, Potter Craft, 2008, ISBN 978-0-307-35180-7, $35.00 Folk art, with its simple lines and bold colors is an outstanding source of ideas for needlepoint. This beautifully produced book takes as its sources […]

Gay Ann Rogers Lessons for Every Stitcher

from Gay Ann Roger's stitching site, artist not named

Gay Ann Rogers is not only a masterful stitcher, she’s also a great teacher. Her projects are wonderful, her instructions thorough and she uses innovative techniques. Happily for us she has also been adding great content to her website under the “lessons” tab. The items include an overview of needlepoint as well as lessons for […]