TNNA New Products – Late-breaking News

Originally posted 2011-01-10 17:11:24. Republished by Blog Post PromoterAs always, there is more great new stuff at TNNA than I can pack into my planned posts. So here’s another potpourri installment of new canvases, products, and more. Robbyn’s Nest has several new sets of canvases worth checking out. As I’m a great lover of quilts [...]

Distribution News from TNNA and More New Canvases

Originally posted 2012-01-29 07:34:02. Republished by Blog Post PromoterSometimes as a stitcher I am frustrated. It seems as if my favorite designer goes away. But, happily, there are companies who pick up these old favorites and continue to make them available. Gail of GailVail is retiring. While the fate of many of her designs is [...]

Some Random Thoughts on Designing

Originally posted 2006-04-18 06:35:38. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI’m working on two of EGA’s Master Craftsman programs, design and color. I’m on step 2 of color and have a provisional pass on step 2 in design. The Step 2 project with changes goes back to be rejudged next week. But yesterday I spent a fair [...]

Two Plastic Canvas Ornaments

Amish Diamond in Square needlepoint christmas ornament using plastic canvas

Originally posted 2008-12-24 16:05:49. Republished by Blog Post PromoterMERRY CHRISTMAS! Here’s your Christmas presents from me. These are free charts for two simple Christmas ornaments you can make using threads from your stash and 14 mesh plastic canvas. Both are based on classic American quilts. You can make them in any colors you choose and [...]

TNNA – Back Home

Originally posted 2008-01-14 15:29:53. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI’m back home from TNNA where I saw lots of cool stuff. I’m clearing my brain so I can write a good summary which should appear later this week. In the meantime, I’m going to have a review of June McKnight’s new bargello book (Tuesday) and an [...]