How a Passion for Needlepoint Blossomed Into a Business

copyright Elizabeth Bradley

Thanks to the folks at Elizabeth Bradley Designs for the permission to reprint their lovely article about Elizabeth Bradley. Liz Bradley had been collecting and restoring original Victorian needlework patterns and pieces for many years before deciding to pursue needlework as a business venture. After leaving university in 1969, she ventured into business as an […]

New Needlepoint Products in November 2014

Hanukkah Club, copyright Needledeeva

Although it might be just about too late to start stitching a project for Christmas, I’ve seen lots of great new needlepoint items recently. Canvas & Charts KSH Designs makes lovely animals inspired by the ultra expensive Herend porcelain figures, called “Fishnet” animals. She added horses to the line. All animals are now available in […]

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. […]

Anna Maria Horner Makes Needlepoint Kits

One of several new needlepoint kits designed by Anna Maria Horner

Originally posted 2012-01-21 06:49:03. Republished by Blog Post PromoterAnna Maria Horner has branched out into needlepoint kits. They are created in conjunction with Anchor UK and will be available later this year (no firm date or price yet). If you are not familiar with her work, she is a multi=talented designer in needlework, sewing, and […]

Eye-popping Miniature Needlepoint

miniature shoes stitched on silk gauze by patricia richards

Originally posted 2010-07-19 07:34:11. Republished by Blog Post Promoter On Mary Corbet’s wonderful blog there is a guest post from Patricia Richards. Patricia specializes in the most equisite and complex miniature needlepoint. From the complex casket worked on 72 count silk gauze to these amazing shoes, less than 1″ long, you will be stunned by […]