Sandy’s Finishing Touches – Book Review

SandysFinishingTouches

Sandy Higgins, self-published, ISBN 978-0-9663617-1-1, $25 I loved the earlier edition of this book and with the new, expanded, edition, there is even more to love. Sandy is a great finisher and has often taught her techniques at national seminars. In this book she gives you step-by-step instructions for finishing pillows, ornaments, stockings, and lots […]

Celebrating my Journey in Needlepoint — Book Review

Originally posted 2011-07-20 07:14:41. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Barbara Russell, 2011, self-published, $15 Barbara wrote this book showing twenty of her all-time favorite needlepoint pieces to celebrate her forty years in the needlepoint business. My first thought on seeing the idea for this book was “I wish I had done that with my own […]

Books Make the Best Friends (and Gifts)

Although they can be a challenge to find, needlepoint books make absolutely fantastic gifts. Today we’ll talk about some places to find great needlepoint books. New Needlepoint Books For people who aren’t stitchers, the biggest problem is knowing where to find these books. Send them to a local bookstore and they will come back empty-handed. […]

Make your own Needlepoint Nativity

nativity line drawings for ornaments from wild olive

I have a large collection of nativities. My family knows this and indulges this collection in a way they don’t for other things, say, my collection of needlepoint canvases. And among the folk art nativities, I also look for needlepoint nativities. This is the first figure from a small set I’m needlepointing from a free […]

Liz Morrow and Bargello Needlepoint – Designer Profile

Barbara's Ravine needlepoint bargello landscape by Liz Morrow

Originally posted 2010-02-17 07:53:22. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Liz Morrow has been one of my favorite designers since I started to read both Needlepoint News and NeedlePointers in the early 80’s. My notebooks of projects from magazines are filled with her projects. So I was delighted when she started to blog, at Lizart, and […]