Technique Tuesday – Learning about Beads

Picture from Baltimore Needleworks' post on beads

Baltimore Needleworks had a wonderful post late last week about beads. Using beads in needlepoint can be confusing to many people. The sizes are different, the needles are often both long and sharp, the threads are weird, and there are so many techniques to attach the beads. This post explains much of this. I can [...]

Long & Short Stitch Tutorial Update

Originally posted 2009-08-04 23:23:11. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Just a quick note top let you know that Mary has put up an index to her Long & Short Stitch tutorial. All the lessons are listed and will be updated with links as she puts up the posts. This is fantastic for forgetful people like [...]

More Big Impact, Little Cost Needlepoint from the Archives

Using waste canvas to embellish clothing is a fantastic way to give garments a custom look. Learn how in this illustrated tutorial. Do you have some plastic canvas and a bunch of thread sitting around. This plastic canvas bracelet is just one of several PC projects, that create great things from odds and ends. Look [...]

New Needlepoint Products in Canvas, Charts & Kits

kelly clark february santa, stitch guide by janet perry

Originally posted 2010-01-10 07:09:31. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Above are two Santa’s from Kelly Clark’s new monthly Santa series. I’ve done the stitch guides for them both. There are lots of easy, fun effects on them. I’m just crazy about the fiddler for March, I had so much fun stitching him. Stitch & Zip [...]

Royal School of Needlework Class Schedule

The RSN (Royal School of Needlework) class schedule through December is now on-line. Located in Hampton Court Palace in England, they have a wide variety of classes, with links by subject along the right side. It used to be that you needed to travel to England to take the classes, but now they have day [...]