New Canvases at TNNA (Winter 2011)

Packaged wish from Patt & Lee's new hand-painted line, available in 13 and 18 mesh

Originally posted 2011-01-08 06:55:41. Republished by Blog Post PromoterLots of exciting new canvases had their first showing at TNNA today. My friend, Patt, of Patt & Lee Designs, has premiered her first hand-painted canvas line. The canvases are all available in either 13 or 18 mesh. Several of here popular glicee printed canvases, such as […]

Get Discontinued HP Designs before They’re Gone

canvas copyright HP Designs

While many of HP Designs’ lovely canvases are now being made by other companies, most notably Amanda Lawford, there are still many designs that are now discontinued. Lovers of this great line, don’t despair, HP is selling their remaining inventory of canvases directly to you from their website. You’ll see their designs divided up into […]

Shading in Needlepoint & Why to Do It

leaf kimono hand painted canvas needlepoint from lee needle arts

Originally posted 2010-02-02 07:57:48. Republished by Blog Post Promoter This post from the archives is reposted as part of the Blast from the Past series. New content will return October 3, 2013. The multi-colored leaves in this mini kimono from Lee Needle Arts are just perfect to show needle-blending and the wonderful effect it has […]

Needlepoint Stitch Guides Site Now Open!

kelly clark needlepoint rooster, stitch guide by janet perry

Originally posted 2010-07-06 06:28:53. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThere’s no doubt about it, stitchers love stitch guides. Our appetite for them is almost insatiable. Talk to any designer and they will tell you shopowners ask about stitch guides all the time. If a designer has none, they wonder why not. If a designer has some, […]

Needlepoint Japanese Landscapes

Hasui Fuji Cherry

It’s an on-going question: How do I convey in needlepoint elements in art so they don’t look flat and dull? The problem happens because needlepoint stitches and threads have texture, giving it a third dimension, while works of art are two-dimensional. All too often something gets lost in the translation. This new series on Art […]