Gatherings by Orna — First Look

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Originally posted 2011-04-08 07:08:29. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I just received my sample of Thread Gatherings from Orna and if my stand-alone kits is any indication — this will be amazingly amazing! My cats got to the tissue paper so I can’t show you how it was wrapped, but it was like Christmas. The […]

Superbowl Stitching

Originally posted 2007-02-04 07:26:45. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI suppose you could say I’m clearly a child of the 70’s. I grew up in Pittsburgh, PA when the Steelers were great. As a result, I love football. I got married in 1980 in the SF Bay Area and so I got to watch a second […]

Needlepoint Pins Pack Lots of Pattern into a Tiny Space

Pin desigtned & made by urbahnika & available on Etsy.

Originally posted 2012-03-18 07:24:47. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThanks to my daughter who found a post about Allene LaSpina’s charming needlepoint pins on design sponge, I want to show you some lovely needlepoint eye candy today. Her line of embroidered pins is called Urbahnika. She says it “is a line of hand embroidered brooches created […]

All Those Lovely Canvases!

Originally posted 2008-01-29 07:05:16. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI’m not generally a one to have fits and fits about wanting tons of canvases. So much needlepoint has passed through my hands (I’ve been stitching since 1970 after all), that I almost never go nuts wanting more and more needlepoint. But last week I visited the […]

Free Plaid Bracelet Pattern

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Based on the Rob Roy tartan, Buffalo Plaid is such a classic design. Jenny Henry has created a needlepoint version of this classic and made it into a simple bracelet. The detailed and illustrated tutorial also has easy finishing instructions that you could also use to finish any bracelet canvas you have. Because the plaid […]