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 [...]

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 [...]

Sweet from Orna Willis – Product Review


Originally posted 2011-12-29 07:36:51. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The second in Orna’s delightful series of Gatherings (group kits for needlepoint parties) is Sweet, a kit that allows six people to create delightful needlepoint stitch books. I can’t think of a better way to introduce a small group of girls to needlepoint than with this [...]

How to Make your own Sewing Cards

Make sewing cards for the kids in your life.

Remember your first attempts at sewing? You probably made those heavy cardboard sewing cards. On Craft Gossip’s Recycled Crafts blog, they’ve found a great way to make your own sewing cards. Use decorative sides of tissue boxes. Follow the instructions on the tutorial on sewing cards from The Silly Pearl. P.S. The instructions are for [...]

Charley Harper Needlepoint

charley harper golden book of biology cover

Originally posted 2009-07-25 07:03:22. Republished by Blog Post Promoter If you like the picture above, then you like Charley Harper. He’s the iconic artist who drew the picture and his work is wonderfully adaptable to needlepoint. This is a section of the cover he draw for The Golden Book of Biology, a book I got [...]