Fashion & Needlepoint

needlepoint slippers are a big fashion trend

Needlepoint, especially vintage looking designs, has attracted the attention of the high fashion world. Several designers, including Dolce & Gabbana and Valentino, had pieces in their fall collections that were, or were inspired by needlepoint. Doc Marten’s has a pair of needlepoint-covered boots. I now see needlepoint pop up often in fashion magazines as something [...]

Do You Work in Hand? Project for a Needlework Keeper

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Originally posted 2010-08-15 07:45:46. Republished by Blog Post Promoter If you work in hand instead of on stretcher bars or scroll frames, keeping your canvas flat and neat when not stitching can be a problem. That’s especially true with smaller items. Thanks to Denise from Craft Gossip, I want to share with you this charming [...]

New Mini Mystery from Laura Perin

Creating diamond-shaped needlepoint can be a real challenge. But I have to say some of my very favorite pieces have been diamond-shaped ornaments. There are plenty out there, but I’m so excited by Laura Perin’s newest Monday Mini Mystery. The first part was last Monday and the second should be tomorrow. I’m thinking it would [...]