Doing Good by Doing Needlepoint – Good Threads

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Have you ever thought that by buying a needlepoint belt, you’d help both women and children in a poverty-stricken barrio in the Dominican Republic? When you buy a belt from Good Threads LLC you do just that. Their custom and ready-made belts benefit people, mostly Haitian refugees, in Esperanza. Currently they employ about 40 women […]

Bang for the Buck Month

Originally posted 2012-04-01 07:02:33. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I simply love it when needlepoint gives you more than what you put into it. I love backgrounds that are fast to stitch but look amazing.Tricks and techniques that make previously difficult items easy to stitch. A thread that is a real bargain. This month we’ll […]

Adapting Plaids to Needlepoint

Plaid fabric

Originally posted 2008-11-28 06:54:25. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Plaids are one of the easiest types of fabric to adapt to needlepoint. Especially symmetrical plaids, such as tartans, make wonderful needlepoint. First we’ll talk about plaids and how they are constructed, then we’ll cover how to turn that into needlepoint. Plaids are woven patterns of […]