Stardust – Thread Review

poinsettia from mj's threadworx charted canvas needlepoint

Originally posted 2010-08-03 07:23:06. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Stardust is a new thread from brown paper packages. It combines their silk/wool thread with metallic. Currently it is available in four colors: white with iridescent, Really Red with iridescent, Pewter with iridescent, and Toast with gold. Future colors planned are Emerald (seen above), dark blue, [...]

Classic Needlepoint Recharted – Monday Series

needlepoint shell chart, designed by Anne Orr

Originally posted 2009-08-24 06:50:15. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor the next several Mondays (more or less), I’m going to have a series of classic needlepoint designs recharted for you all. The designs are taken from a 1938 magazine packed full of stitched needlepoint designed by Anne Orr. You might be wondering who Ann was. Born [...]

New Needlepoint Products — Charted Needlepoint & Whole-Stitch Cross Stitch

Originally posted 2011-10-15 07:26:36. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThere are lots of amazing new charts out, including a couple of Cross Stitch charts I have to tell you about. DebBee’s Designs has lovely new additions to Diamond Delights and Glitz & Glamour. Opals is the newest Glitz piece. It’s amazing to me how she has [...]

April 2014 New Needlepoint Products

sulky cotton petites in needlepoint

With a big trade show (TNNA) early next month, companies are already showing off great new products. There’s sure to be lots more. Even so, these exciting new releases have me asking some to hide my credit cards. Painted & Charted Canvas Labors of Love has some great new designs. I’m particularly fond of a [...]

Charming Free Folks Art Animal Charts

lion sampler by Aliosha

Originally posted 2010-05-16 07:42:20. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Thanks and a tip of the hat to Denise at Craft Gossip for alerting me to these charming animals samplers from Aliola. There are links to the entire collection. I just love the folk art, almost primative style of them. I can see them done as [...]