June 2012 TNNA Round-up – Mostly New Canvases

Originally posted 2012-06-23 07:38:25. Republished by Blog Post PromoterYou might be sweltering and wishing you had a tall, cold drink today, but in the needlework world everything is getting ready for holiday stitching. That’s because the Summer TNNA Needlework Market starts this morning. Today through Monday you’ll find summaries of many of the new products […]

This Butterfly Is Free

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Originally posted 2012-10-07 06:47:52. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Things are cooling down now that it’s October, but you can keep summer at hand all year long with the delightful framed butterfly pattern designed by Jenny Henry. Stitched entirely in Tent Stitch, this is a design easy enough to be your first needlepoint project, but […]

Cats Sampler Class Registration Closing

Originally posted 2012-08-14 07:10:40. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThis delightful cats canvas is by Patt Large (of Patt & Lee Designs). It’s from her hand-painted line, Pajamas & Chocolate. It’s the basis for an exciting new stitch sampler class that begins September 26, 2012. In this class you’ll get a chance to sample stitches in […]

What’s in a Pattern Name?

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Originally posted 2012-07-03 07:13:31. Republished by Blog Post PromoterGeometrics and florals, I can probably point those out pretty easily. But what is a “conversation print?” In fabric terms a conversation print is any print that is not a floral or a geometric. While we, as stitchers don’t think about our canvases in these terms, it’s […]