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 […]

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 […]

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 […]