Step-by-step — Finish a Self-finishing Bag

Poppy-&-Stirling-Bag

Originally posted 2010-12-18 07:50:48. Republished by Blog Post Promoter One of my favorite gifts to give is to put a great piece of needlepoint into a self-finishing bag, accessory or ornament. It is so easy to do and is a great gift. That’s why I was so delighted when Robin King over at Needlepoint Study [...]

25 Stitches for Buildings now Available as Needlepoint Independent Study

Exciting Stitches for Buildings in my newest NIS class

Whether you are stitching an historic city street or a modern skyline, you’ll love the stitches in the latest 25 Stitches class — 25 Stitches for Buildings. Now available as a Needlepoint Independent Study (NIS) class, every stitcher will benefit from the great ideas in this three-lesson class. You’ll learn stitches and strategies for making [...]

TNNA New Products – Late-breaking News

Originally posted 2011-01-10 17:11:24. Republished by Blog Post Promoter As always, there is more great new stuff at TNNA than I can pack into my planned posts. So here’s another potpourri installment of new canvases, products, and more. Robbyn’s Nest has several new sets of canvases worth checking out. As I’m a great lover of [...]

Help to Plan your Perfect Canvas

Will this be the canvas I plan as part of this class?

It happens to all of us. We love the canvas, we buy the canvas, we bring the canvas home. Then it languishes, usually because we have no idea how to stitch it. I have piles of these in my house, often neatly arranged in piles by subject — don’t you? My Quick Stitch Class, Planning [...]

Studio Inspiration

kaliedoscope beanie baby

Originally posted 2009-03-11 06:13:40. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Trying to figure out how to combine the practical (finding space for all the stuff) with the beautiful is always a hard problem. It’s way too easy to create messes, especially when your craft has lots of stuff involved (did I hear you say orts?). But [...]