Lacing Tutorial

Originally posted 2011-03-06 07:16:06. Republished by Blog Post PromoterMany people find lacing the back of needlework essential to keep the stitching taut when framed. But finding good information on how to do it has always been a struggle for me. This outstanding lavishly illustrated lacing tutorial from Plays with Needles shows you how to lace […]

Make your own Easel to Display Needlepoint

easel for small needlepoint made from drapery hook by Sue Dulles

Originally posted 2010-04-30 07:07:15. Republished by Blog Post Promoter If you are like me, you love small needlepoint designs. In fact that is most of what I stitch. But finding ways to display them can be difficult. Sue Dulles has a post on her blog with detailed instructions on how to reuse a drapery hook […]

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


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 […]