How to Make Needlepoint Fit Ready-made Frames

bargello needlepoint cupcake, designed by janet perry

Originally posted 2009-09-02 07:36:01. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I finished this Bargello cupcake last week and decided it would look fantastic in a rough wood frame I have. It’s great to use frames you find inexpensively to frame your needlepoint and it can cut finishing costs dramatically, but, as my friend Marianne learned, it [...]

Framing Needlework Tutorial

Originally posted 2010-01-16 07:23:16. Republished by Blog Post PromoterShout out to Laura Perin for telling us about this lovely tutorial on how to frame needlework. It’s not hard to do and if you learn to do it yourself you can take advantage of sales and less expensive frames. The instructions are in three languages, with [...]

Adapt this Idea to Display Needlepoint

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Originally posted 2011-08-01 01:15:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter One of my great frustrations as a needlepointer is finding frames that are deep enough to display the pieces properly. Christine of the blog Les petits croix de Christine created this magnificent display for her cross stitch pieces using matboard and fabric. Not only can you [...]

Getting Ready to Give Needlepoint Gifts

Originally posted 2009-11-23 07:01:57. Republished by Blog Post PromoterAbout a month before Christmas is not the best time to start thinking about making Christmas gifts. But, judging from my email, many of you are procrastinators, just like me. I went into my usual panic (even though I’m in remarkably good shape at the moment) and [...]