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 [...]

A Chorus Line of Crocuses


Over on her blog Sue Dulle has been reworking a charming Spring piece that has a bunch of tulips on it. She didn’t like them as painted so she came up with her own. And she’s sharing the pattern with us. It uses Bargello-ish Straight Stitches and the flowers touch at the leaf tips. With [...]

Learn Stitches with DMC’s Bold Flower Design

Flower Project from DMC's blog

Originally posted 2010-08-20 07:20:02. Republished by Blog Post PromoterDMC’s blog recently had posts for this lovely contemporary flower design. Designed to be a “next step” project for beginning stitches, but lovely enough to appeal to everyone, this project has five different stitches in it. For many people needlework supplies can be hard to find. This [...]

Morning Glory – Free Vintage Needlepoint Chart


Originally posted 2011-05-13 07:12:12. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This chart of two charming morning glories is recharted and adapted from a vintage book of needlepoint projects. while the original motif was larger and formed a floral stripe on a pillow worked in wool, I think it would be absolutely delightful as a motif on [...]

Get Discontinued HP Designs before They’re Gone


While many of HP Designs’ lovely canvases are now being made by other companies, most notably Amanda Lawford, there are still many designs that are now discontinued. Lovers of this great line, don’t despair, HP is selling their remaining inventory of canvases directly to you from their website. You’ll see their designs divided up into [...]