Unstitched Canvases – Organizing the Stash

An on-going problem for is how to store all those canvases I have but haven’t stitched. I tend to pounce on the canvases I like best when I see them (usually because they aren’t made anymore) and so finding a place for them is always a problem. When you are looking for storage for canvases [...]

Sketching a Canvas

Originally posted 2006-08-05 06:55:21. Republished by Blog Post Promoter As you can see above, the shadow stitching piece is done. I like the Shdow Stitching effect, but I really want to talk about another technique, my DH christened “Sketching with Thread” Often we are attracted to a hand-painted canvas because of the delicacy of the [...]

Join Laura Perin’s Mini Mystery on Mondays

thread colors for laura perin's mini mystery needlepoint project

Laura Perin is a simple small 4″ square mystery project appearing on her blog on Mondays. You can pick any colors you want, basing them on a Watercolours shade of your choice. Today will have the second part of the project, but last week’s post had the Materials List,, information about how the project will [...]

Easy Custom Tabletop Tree to Show off your Ornaments

This great wooden tree from Gingerbread Snowflakes is perfect to display needlepoint ornaments.

Do you have a ton of needlepoint ornaments you wish you could showcase? Are you hesitating about finishing some of your stitching because you don’t have a lovely way to show off these little bits of stitching? The photo here shows Pam’s stunning Icelandic Advent Tree and while she is using it to display her [...]

Charted Needlepoint Trunk Show in Pheonix

2010 needlepoint hearts from Rainbow Gallery

Originally posted 2010-05-22 07:29:24. Republished by Blog Post Promoter If I ever get to Phoenix, one of my go to stops will be Family Arts Needlework. But if you are lucky enough to live near there and are a fan of counted or charted needlepoint, you have to stop in to see their current trunk [...]