What Are the “Usual Stitching Supplies?”

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You see it almost every time you take a needlepoint class. After the list of things needed, such as stretcher bars, come those dreaded words “usual stitching supplies.” You might know what sits near your stitching chair, but you can’t bring all that. So what do you bring? Here’s a list of some things to […]

DIY Needlepoint Stitch Guide Class Open for Registration

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How often does this describe you? You found what you think is the perfect canvas. You love the design, you even know the perfect use for it. You buy it in spite of the huge pile of canvases in your stash. Maybe you even get it on stretcher bars. Then it languishes near your stitchy […]

Introducing Stitches for Needlepoint Classes

Originally posted 2013-01-10 07:01:58. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Have you been frustrated because you don’t feel confident in picking stitches to go with a thread? Do you wish you had a notebook that you could use that showed you stitch variations, stitches in different threads and stitching effects? Are you always wanting to try […]

Want to Learn how to Stitch Faces?

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Originally posted 2011-11-07 07:41:32. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I think stitching skin and faces is probably the most challenging thing a stitcher can do. And, like many stitchers, I used to be afraid of it. But I’ve learned how to do it and create realistic and beautifully shaded faces. Now I’d like to share […]

Survive the January Blahs at Calloway

Originally posted 2012-05-12 07:13:56. Republished by Blog Post PromoterCalloway Gardens School of Needle Arts takes place each January in this splendid setting. They have recently released the schedule for the 2013 session with a selection of two- and four-day classes. Many fantastic teachers come to Calloway to teach and this year is no exception. Jody […]