Stock Up & Save in this Spring Sale

I don’t know about you but I can never have enough needlepoint to do. That’s why, for a limited time, I have put two popular ebook bundles of projects on sale. Here you’ll find more than one project to delight, no matter how experienced you might be. In the Stitches Galore bundle you’ll find: Heart [...]

How to Make an Original Bargello Landscape

Summer Mountain from Isabel's Needlepoint is an inspiration for your original landscape

This abstract canvas from Isabel’s Needlepoint is a perfect jumping off point for creating an original landscape to be stitched in Bargello needlepoint. You can make a charming seasonal landscape easily. First draw a long rectangle on your canvas, this one is 6.5×4. If you want it to be easy to finish make it the [...]

iBargello – book review

Over 60 Bargello patterns in this new book.

Julia Key H. Snyder, 2014, $42.00 With over 60 Bargello patterns, this books has by far the most Bargello of any book in print. That makes me very excited because the book is a great value. The book is essentially a Bargello pattern book, something that has mostly been lacking. The introductory text is minimal, [...]

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 [...]

Old Stuff Makes Great Things for Needlepoint

Scrap Star Needlepoint Ornament

Many people get heavily into organizing and cleaning out come January. When you do, you’ll come across things that might get thrown out. Before you do that though, consider some creative ways to reuse them. In today’s post we’ll look at some of these from around the web (and I’ll tell you how to adapt [...]