Ideas for Embellishments

In a recent issue of a trade magazine, Gail Hendrix of Squigee Designs shared many fantastic ideas for adding embellishments to you needlework. I’d like to share them with you. Faces: If you have some painting or drawing skill, why not use plain round shank buttons as the base for faces for your needlepoint. Find [...]

Ribbon Flowers Videos from BeStitched

Originally posted 2011-11-06 07:30:07. Republished by Blog Post PromoterBeStitched has two new videos up, both on making ribbon flowers. These make wonderful, dimensional additions to your needlepoint, that are lovely, easy, and unexpected. Watch the first one here. Watch the second one here.

Needlepoint News from TNNA – Winter 2014


TNNA’s Winter Market is the biggest show of the year for needlepoint. Even if a designer isn’t there, generally they bring out new products around this time. Over the next few days, I’ll have lots of news about these new products. Today I’ll cover news about new designers, new distributors, and my favorite products. Tomorrow [...]

On-line Source for Brads

Many of you have been following my trimming the tree project have asked me about finding brads for your needlepoint. I found a totally cool site for eyelets and brads, Eyelet Outlet. Just looking at the home page, I saw sock monkey brads, cocktail brads, and charming sets of seashells and sand dollars as well [...]