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 [...]

FATC – Easy Methods to Make or Finish

You read about the FATC exchange yesterday and the idea intrigues you, BUT you do needlepoint and needlepoint can be “finishing unfriendly.” It is and it isn’t. Here are several ideas you can use to make your FATC while still doing needlepoint. 1. Use interlock canvas. Because of the construction of the canvas you can [...]

Fiber Artist Trading Cards — Call for Participants!

You’ve read the great information about Fiber Artist Trading Cards (FATC) posted earlier this month. Now it’s your turn to participate. Since this is a new thing, we’ll only have four exchanges this year, one each quarter. For each exchange there will be a theme, picked by one of the participants or a designer. You [...]