Another Plastic Canvas Alert

Originally posted 2008-11-10 08:27:39. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI feel like I’m living vicariously through Sister Diane’s CraftyPod blog and her love for plastic canvas. Today she has another wonderful post about a great Japanese plastic canvas book. The projects in this book include a neat, graphic pencil cup and the most adorable coin purse [...]

Needlepoint a Geometric Belt

grograin ribbon in preppy coloprs with needlepoint make a simple belt (photo copyright Ridgewood Needlepoint)

Have you been wanting to stitch a belt but couldn’t find a design you like? Then you’ll love this idea from a recent blog post from Ridgewood Needlepoint. These belts are based on a preppy icon, the grosgrain ribbon D-ring belt. Because they aren’t leather and use D-rings instead of buckles, they don’t require specialized [...]

Got Some Leftover Plastic Canvas and Need a Fast Gift?

Originally posted 2009-07-31 07:36:07. Republished by Blog Post PromoterIf you have a piece of plastic canvas and an empty frame, you can make this earring holder from CRAFT magazine. It’s just a plain piece of plastic canvas, but if you wanted to spiff it up a bit, why not stitch a few motifs on it? [...]

Punch Up your Metallic Canvas, Part 2

snowbears needlepoint, stitch guide by janet perry

Originally posted 2010-11-03 07:02:50. Republished by Blog Post PromoterIf you want to add sparkle to your metallic canvas, but want an even more subtle look, you can back your needlepoint with something sparkly (fabric or paper). This will give you some glitz, but it s behind the needlepoint, so it will enhance whats there without [...]