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 [...]

Distribution News from TNNA and More New Canvases

Originally posted 2012-01-29 07:34:02. Republished by Blog Post PromoterSometimes as a stitcher I am frustrated. It seems as if my favorite designer goes away. But, happily, there are companies who pick up these old favorites and continue to make them available. Gail of GailVail is retiring. While the fate of many of her designs is [...]

Baseball, Hot Dogs, Apple Pie & Needlepoint

Kathy Schenkel needlepoint baseball nutcracker

In the US and Canada today is Opening Day of the baseball season. It’s a day many would like to see as a National Holiday. It’s also a great time to start some needlepoint. I love to stitch while the game is on. The gentle sound of the broadcasters, the sounds of the crowd, and [...]

In Good Company – designer profile

Originally posted 2006-07-18 07:55:31. Republished by Blog Post PromoterNote: I’ve been stitching In Good Company mini-socks almost as long as they have been in business. Here’s my interview with Bob Healy, who is the technical whiz behind the company. 1. Can you tell me a little bit about computer-printed canvas and its advantages to me [...]

New Needlepoint Projects – October 2009

Originally posted 2009-10-06 07:17:52. Republished by Blog Post PromoterWith the On-line Needlework Show opening tomorrow, there will be another post with more great needlepoint on Thursday, but I wanted to share with you the many wonderful new threads, projects, finishing items, and canvases I’ve come across lately. Canvases I love Christmas ornaments and a new [...]