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. (photo from The Silly Pig)

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 [...]

Rainbow Clown – sneak peek

Rainbow Clown

Originally posted 2007-12-07 17:32:23. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I had to share with you my latest technical editing project, a stitch guide for ABS Designs. Not only is this a bright and fun design, it also uses simple stitches and easy-to-use threads, so it’s perfect for a beginner’s project. I also think it would [...]

New Needlepoint Products (threads, finishing, canvases & more) – July 2008

Originally posted 2008-07-29 12:28:53. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThreads: Dinky Dyes has just released their first collection of silk ribbon. The ribbon comes in 4mm & 7mm widths in their 20 best-selling colors. Crescent Colours has added Garden Days colors to their line of floss, including ladybug, grasshopper, and Caterpillar. Dede’s Needleworks has introduced four [...]