April 2014 New Needlepoint Products

sulky cotton petites in needlepoint

With a big trade show (TNNA) early next month, companies are already showing off great new products. There’s sure to be lots more. Even so, these exciting new releases have me asking some to hide my credit cards. Painted & Charted Canvas Labors of Love has some great new designs. I’m particularly fond of a [...]

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 [...]

New Needlepoint at Dallas Market – Guest Post

Originally posted 2011-04-15 07:03:47. Republished by Blog Post PromoterOur guest poster today is Leigh Richardson, the always delightful artist behind Leigh Designs. I enjoyed her recent newsletter so much I asked her if I could share it with you. Leigh Designs was also exhibiting at the market. Her new designs for the show were five [...]

Needlepoint Easter Egg — Free Pattern


Originally posted 2011-04-24 07:38:35. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Next year, in addition to the chocolate eggs and Easter bunnies, why not add this charming needlepoint egg to your Easter basket? It’s a free pattern from Rainbow Gallery, designed by Barbara Baker. I love the crazy quilt theme. It’s perfect for using up your stash. [...]

Great Idea for Small Pieces — Stitch a Garland


Small needlepoint projects are always popular, but a bigger problem is figuring out what to do with them. If you stitch holiday-themed pieces you can, at least, put many of them out as decorations. But what do you do when the tree (or trees) are dripping with needlepoint, you have stockings for everyone, but you [...]