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?


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 […]

Kreinik’s Hot Wire

cala lily needlepoint from juliemar using kreink hotwire

Originally posted 2012-06-05 07:01:19. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Kreinik created Hot Wire, the wired version of their #16 braid to allow stitchers to create 3-D elements easily. In an interview on the company’s blog, Patricia Dee, the owner of JulieMar & Friends, talks about how she used HotWire in her Calla Lily canvas pictured […]

Explore Creativity in the Close to Needlepoint Retreat

tina close rooster needlepoint canvas from Art Needlepoint

Originally posted 2012-07-24 07:29:18. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I’m so excited about Art Needlepoint’s Fall Retreat (details & registration through the link). It’s in mid-October, in a glorious location, and will feature artist Tina Close. Her works are illustrating this post. The retreat will be held in a studio and so numbers are limited. […]

Needlepoint New Products – August 2012

Originally posted 2012-08-07 07:06:07. Republished by Blog Post PromoterNeedle Delights has announced the newest in their Double Delights series: Tangello. The two colors it features are orange and yellow. It’s a delightful sunny geometric in counted canvas. Julie Mar has a set of wildlife babies mini-socks or 3″ ornaments. There are a bunny, fawn, owlet, […]