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 […]

Punch Up your Metallic Canvas, Part 2

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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 […]

Step-by-step — Finish a Self-finishing Bag

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Originally posted 2010-12-18 07:50:48. Republished by Blog Post Promoter One of my favorite gifts to give is to put a great piece of needlepoint into a self-finishing bag, accessory or ornament. It is so easy to do and is a great gift. That’s why I was so delighted when Robin King over at Needlepoint Study […]

How to Make a Designer-Inspired Monogram Pillow

You can make a custom monogram pillow like this easily, pilow copyright Jonathan Adler

Don’t you just love the bold design of this monogram pillow? I do, but even as I look at it I think that I’d like it in a different typeface and in different colors. That’s why we make needlepoint projects, so they are exactly the way we want them to be. It’s incredibly easy to […]

Bargello Pillows eBook Now Available

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Originally posted 2010-07-18 07:25:27. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Althea at Bargello Needlepoint has a new book out, Flawless Bargello Throw Pillows. It gives you step-by-step instructions, including planning worksheets, for making pillows covered in Bargello. You’ll even learn how to finish them easily. The book is in ebook format and is on special through […]