Christmas Lights – 2010 Needlepoint Club

christmas light ornament, stitches for needlepoint club designed by janet perry

Originally posted 2009-11-11 07:50:43. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Christmas Lights is now open for subscriptions for this delightful twelve-month series of needlepoint ornaments. Based on old-fashioned Christmas Lights, each ornament has one mixed thread stitch for the bulb and a second stitch for the base. They are designed for Advanced Beginning stitchers, But anyone [...]

Melissa Shirley Birds

Peppermint Twist Bird from Melissa Shirley

Originally posted 2007-05-21 22:28:40. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I couldn’t wait for it to be finished as ornaments in order to give you a sneak peek at one of the charming Peppermint Twist birds from Melissa Shirley Designs. They are the latest stitch guide from me and Holly McGuinness of Golden Touch Crafts (http://www.goldentouchcrafts.com). [...]

Two Great Plastic Canvas Projects

Use raffia from the craft store for these placemats (photo & design from CraftyPod)

I don’t know about you but I’m both frustrated and fascinated by raffia in craft stores. It’s so cheap, it looks so stitchable. But wait, it’s too thick for most canvas. That’s why I love Craft Pod’s project to make placemats from plastic canvas and raffia. It’s a clever, fashionable idea. Get the great tutorial. [...]