Get Discontinued HP Designs before They’re Gone


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 [...]

Charley Harper Needlepoint

charley harper golden book of biology cover

Originally posted 2009-07-25 07:03:22. Republished by Blog Post Promoter If you like the picture above, then you like Charley Harper. He’s the iconic artist who drew the picture and his work is wonderfully adaptable to needlepoint. This is a section of the cover he draw for The Golden Book of Biology, a book I got [...]

Dot’s Stocking – Sunday Stitching

Mini-sock by ABS Designs & stitched by Janet M. Perry

Originally posted 2011-02-01 07:24:59. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThe eldest of our three cats, Dot, has lived with us since she was 2 weeks old. Her mother was a formerly feral cat who lived in our yard. Although she had the kittens across the street in a neighbor’s yard, we brought Mother Thing and all [...]

Plaid Scottie – Sneak Peek

Originally posted 2007-04-20 17:57:50. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I just love rendering plaids into needlepoint. Needlepoint can make exact replicas of any plaid. Tartans are just about the best. My latest stitch guide is this little Scottie from Cat’s Cradle. This makes an absolutley perfect introduction to needlepoint plaids for stitchers at any level. [...]

How to Approach a Hand Painted Canvas Needlepoint

jack russell hand painted canvas needlepoint from Cat's Cradle, stitch guide by Janet Perry

Originally posted 2010-02-22 07:39:19. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Stitching a painted canvas looks so easy. The colors are picked out for you and all you need to do is add threads and stitches — so why is it that so often we are not happy with the results? Since I discovered painted canvas (in [...]