Easy DIY Frame for Small Projects

Make these tins frames for your needlepoint easily (copyright Gingerbread Snowflakes)

I love small needlepoint pieces but I am constantly frustrated by finding ways to finish them. That’s why I love this clever idea from Gingerbread Snowflakes. You can create charming pressed tin frames using tooling foil, tacky glue and tools you have around the house. Designed for ATCs (Artist Trading Cards), this will work for […]

Summer Classes from Art Needlepoint

I am so excited about the classes I’ll be teaching for Art Needlepoint over the summer. Each class will focus on a specific technique. They are offered exclusively through Art Needlepoint. Best of all, the class is free with the purchase of the canvas and kit. The first class, pictured here, is a basic shading […]

DIY Stitch Guide Email Course Now Open

Does the whole process of picking stitches and threads for a canvas confuse you? Would you like to feel more confident in your stitch and thread choices? Do you have a canvas you love but have never started because you don’t want to “spoil” it? Have you abandoned or been disappointed with pieces you’ve done […]

Stitches & Threads Focus of February Class

beginning needlepoint stitches and threads sampler class by janet perry

Stitches and threads. Stitches and threads. They are the stuff of needlepoint and are always exciting. But learning them can often be a daunting task for new stitchers or those trying needlepoint for the first time. In this class, suitable for beginners and all others, you’ll have an opportunity to learn about eight threads with […]

Threads Kimono Cyberclass Now Open

Patt & Lee needlepoint kimono showcasing threads in on-line class by Janet Perry

Threads, they can make or break a canvas. How many times have you found yourself wishing that you knew how to use that luscious new thread you see in your LNS?How many times have you tried to use a new thread and found yourself frustrated? My new kimono class, beginning July 10, focuses on needlepoint […]