Celebrate Baseball with Needlepoint

At the BallPark free needlepoint design by Laura J Perin for Rainbow Gallery

Originally posted 2010-04-10 06:57:04. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I’ve said it before & I’ll say it again “I’m not a baseball fan.” But I’m married to a true “student of the game” & mother to another. The other two kids also like baseball, but not to that extent. Clearly I am outnumbered here. And [...]

HaViNG FuN WiTH CuSToM NeeDLePoiNT CaNVaSeS – Ideas for Great Projects

Originally posted 2010-08-19 07:02:09. Republished by Blog Post PromoterHere are some more great ideas for your custom canvas. Little Me Dolls A favorite little ballerina: Get down on your knees, take a full front shot with her legs slightly apart, arms out slightly, also. Then, have her carefully turn around and take a back shot, [...]

Trends in Needlepoint

I’ve gone to TNNA’s winter show most years since 1998 and I’ve watched knitting and needlepoint rise and fall. At the height of the knitting fad, it seemed as if needlepoint was almost an afterthought. Right now, I would say they are about even in number of vendors. This is especially true when you consider [...]

Reggie, Reggie!

Originally posted 2006-07-10 05:56:03. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThat’s what people chanted when he was playing. Although I didn’t get to his face yesterday, everything but face and hair are finished. I’ll do those next week. He’s looking pretty cool isn’t he? You may be wondering about the dark bat. It is sort of a [...]

Baseball player

Yesterday I worked on the baseball palyer for my DH. It’s a Kathy Schenkel nutcracker which I’ve customized to make it his favorite Oakland player, Reggie Jackson. I’ve added Reggie’s number, 9, and his hair and skin color will be changed. The colors I’ve chosen for the uniform reflect the bright colors used in the [...]