One Stop Needlepoint Kits – Product Review

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I don’t think my expectations were too high. If a manufacturer loudly proclaims themselves to have “needlepoint you can stitch and finish yourself,” you as the purchaser have a reasonable expectation that you will be able to do that. But if you buy a kit from One Stop Needlepoint those expectations are far too high. […]

Magnolia Mystery Free Needlepoint Project

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We start this delightful new project creating a stained glass needlepoint. Beginning with a stained glass pattern, we’ll stitch it using different stitches for the flower, a great background using overdyed threads, and a needlepoint mat. Once it’s finished, it can easily be put into a ready-made 4×6″ frame. It’s a mystery project, so you’ll […]

Irish Stitch (Bargello) Wallet

Originally posted 2008-09-29 07:32:08. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI found a post this morning on a blog “My Crazy RevWar Life” about a charming wallet made in Irish Stitch, which is another name for Bargello, usually applied to Bargello on cloth. In the post she includes link to instructions on how to stitch Bargello, the […]

Finishing Pillows

Originally posted 2010-01-17 07:41:17. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFinishing needlepoint pillows (or making any pillows for that matter) should be a simple task. It meets my admittedly low bar for sewing — all straight seams, no zippers. But all too often they don’t turn out well. My friend Kristin at Craft Leftovers has been working […]

Needlepoint.com Beginner’s Needlepoint Kit Review

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You want to learn needlepoint. Are you ready to go? Book? Check. Canvas? Check. Thread? Check. Needles? Check. At the risk of sounding like Guy Fieri (now what did I forget?), oh yes, I forgot turning the project into something so I will be more motivated actually to stitch and finish my first piece. For […]