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 [...]
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.
Recently I got a catalog from a Dollhouse and Miniature Supply Company. It got me to thinking how many of these items can be used to enhance your needlepoint easily. They will do several things: because they are not stitched, they will give you a completely different look they can add a third dimension to [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]