Heart-shaped Box in Plastic Canvas

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I know it’s well past Valentine’s Day, but hearts are a popular motif throughout the year. This plastic canvas box could make a great centerpiece at a bridal shower, a special container for an anniversary present, or a wonderful “I Love You” gift. The pattern is free and comes in three different sizes. There is […]

Pixelated Pictures for Needlepoint

pixelated alphabet

Originally posted 2012-12-12 06:52:51. Republished by Blog Post PromoterLately I’ve been seeing the topic of pixelated pictures come up in so many different areas. First there was the movie Wreck-it Ralph, which celebrates the pixelated look of old-style video games. Then I found this delightful set of pixelated letters on Pinterest, pictured below. That all […]

This Butterfly Is Free

jenny henry free butterfly

Originally posted 2012-10-07 06:47:52. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Things are cooling down now that it’s October, but you can keep summer at hand all year long with the delightful framed butterfly pattern designed by Jenny Henry. Stitched entirely in Tent Stitch, this is a design easy enough to be your first needlepoint project, but […]

Mathematical! Geometric! Plastic Canvas?

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If you are a knitter, even a poor one like me, you have probably made a Mobius scarf. If you quilt as well as needlepoint, you have seen or made quilts based on mathematical concepts. You may even have made a Bargello based on numbers, such as my Odd Number mini-sock (in Bargello Revisited, buy […]

Need an Ornament Fast? Try this Gingerbread House

Tiny Gingerbread House from Crafty Pod

Originally posted 2010-12-06 07:36:45. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI simply adore this Plastic Canvas Gingerbread House by Sister Diane of Crafty Pod. It’s tiny, it’s just too cute and it is perfect for embellishing. Diane comes up with so many inventive uses for this often overlooked ground, making it fun and modern. Her step-by-step instructions […]