The applications for the upcoming needlearts exhibit at Montpelier Mansion in Laurel, MD are now available on-line. The show covers all types of needlework and runs from November 2 through November 25. There will also be a special section remembering 1812. Entry drop-off is October 28 & 29, so get stitching!
There are so many lovely sequins, beads, metallic tubes and other cool things out there that are sold for needlepoint. But for less adventurous stitchers, such as me, figuring out how to use them can be a real challenge. Sundance Designs has come to our rescue with the amazing, detailed step-by-step tutorial that uses sequins […]
Originally posted 2007-02-09 06:51:25. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I just wanted to share with you one of my current stitch guide projects. This charming needlepoint canvas design is from Cat’s Cradle and can be found on their What’s New page. As you can see the stitch guide has lots of texture and fun stitch […]
If you’ve been needlepointing a long time, as I have, you probably often think thread can be restitched often and that it wears like iron. We inherited that from stitching with wool on large mesh canvas. I did discover that wool could wear thin the first time I tried to stitch with one strand of […]
With last weekend’s TNNA Show in Baltimore, shops everywhere have exciting new products available. Many needlepoint designers were at the show and I’ve already talked about some of the new products. But here are some more great things. Brenda Sofft has redesigned her website. On it you’ll find her delightful canvases including, on the home […]