Plastic Canvas Podcast

Originally posted 2008-07-30 07:58:36. Republished by Blog Post PromoterPlastic Canvas, more than any other kind of needlepoint, has a bad reputation. Even among needlepointers. For most people it conjures up picture of tissue boxes, acrylic thread, and garish colors. I know, my beloved Grandmother loved plastic canvas and I have several pieces she did. But [...]

Black Cats & Needlepoint

black cat janet perry

Originally posted 2009-10-03 07:16:48. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Its no secret that I like black cats. I’ve owned three of them (that’s Dot in the picture above), and I have many black cat canvases stitched and unstitched. The nice thing about black cats and needlepoint is that since they are associated with Halloween, it’s [...]

Fray that Thread!

frayed Kreink thread tassel attached to needlepoint

Originally posted 2012-08-25 06:52:51. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Kreinik had a great post on their blog recently. It talked about intentionally fraying the ends of their threads to make tassels. The directions had instructions on how to create a fusible tassel using their iron-on threads. Although the instructions are designed to fuse onto paper, [...]