Blog Stitching — Starting a Project

charley harper needlepoint ladybug horseshoe four-leaf clover

Originally posted 2010-01-31 07:12:44. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I’ve been a good girl and I’ve managed tyo make a bit of a dent in the UFO pile, have stitched some new projects, and generally gotten more of my to do pile done. And California is having and El Nino winter and so it rains. [...]

Make your own Needlepoint Nativity

nativity line drawings for ornaments from wild olive

I have a large collection of nativities. My family knows this and indulges this collection in a way they don’t for other things, say, my collection of needlepoint canvases. And among the folk art nativities, I also look for needlepoint nativities. This is the first figure from a small set I’m needlepointing from a free [...]

Needledeeva Stitch Guides Available

needlepoint halloween stitch guide for

Originally posted 2011-06-03 07:03:26. Republished by Blog Post PromoterNeedledeeva makes tremendously charming canvases and I have created many stitch guides for sets (and backgrounds) for several of their series for Halloween, Easter, and Christmas. You can see the canvases pictured on their site. Here are the ones available (the canvas numbers are listed after the [...]

Petei Is Back!

petei needlepoint mini-sock showing rabbits, stitched by needlepoint expert janet m. perry

I’m so excited to share this news with you. Painted Pony has bought the Petei line and will be re-releasing the designs in small batches. In the first group are: about 30 Santas 3 snowmen the Nativity 10 tiny socks sorority hearts and socks Some shops may have stock now because a limited number were [...]

Needlepoint Nativity in Atlanta Church

Needlepoint nativiy from Peachtree Presbyterian Church

Peachtree Presbyterian is a church in Atlanta. Seventeen stitchers got together to stitch this charming 23-piece needlepoint nativity, seen here. A lovely article from the Atlanta Constitution and available here tells the story behind this lovely and enduring legacy to the church. The pieces use 58 different stitches, 20 kinds of threads, and 129 colors. [...]