Personal Needlepoint – Selecting a Design

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Originally posted 2011-03-30 06:49:36. Republished by Blog Post Promoter My youngest is graduating from college this May and I want to make her an ornament. I’m not happy with the “normal” graduation ornaments I see, I’d like to make her something unique. Sometimes when we want to make a needlepoint present for someone, there just […]

Heart-shaped Box in Plastic Canvas

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I know it’s well past Valentine’s Day, but hearts are a popular motif throughout the year. This plastic canvas box could make a great centerpiece at a bridal shower, a special container for an anniversary present, or a wonderful “I Love You” gift. The pattern is free and comes in three different sizes. There is […]

Self-finishing Needlebooks

BIrds of a Feather needlecase available from Nimble Needle

Originally posted 2010-12-03 07:37:29. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThis is just one of several charming needlebooks from Birds of a Feather that you can stitch quickly and are complete, so they become a finished gift quickly. They are 4″ long, so they can hold more than just needles and have several wool pages inside them, […]

Make the Tag the Gift with this Needlepoint

Noodle Tags from Jen Funk-Weber

Originally posted 2010-12-11 07:53:36. Republished by Blog Post PromoterMy friend Jen Funk-Weber is currently showcasing a number of small projects that you can finish in time for Christmas giving. I’m delighted by this clever idea for making dangling needlepoint gift tags, she calls “Noodle Tags.” It’s a creative way to use up small pieces of […]

Needlepoint Scissors Case Free Pattern

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Originally posted 2013-01-05 12:15:25. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThis lovely project is Ziva Needlepoint’s tribute to Monet. This needlepoint scissors case free pattern features a cloisonne waterlily, stitched in Satin Stitch. It also includes French Knots and STem Stitch. On Ziva’s page for the design, you get information about the background of the design, Satin […]