Painted Pony just announced their four newest travel angels. Choose from Thailand, Tahiti, Mesa Verde/Four Corners, Fort Worth See them in their Facebook photos: https://www.facebook.com/PaintedPonyDesigns/photos_stream?ref=page_internal
From Russia with Love was a stunning club of needlepoint eggs offered by The Needle House in Houston. The designs from A Collection of Designs are stunning. Needle House is now making them available individually. Each of these spectacular canvasses will come complete with color picture and detailed stitch guide and the threads, beads and […]
Featuring 10 stitches and a bold initial, Ridgewood Needlepoint Beginner’s Project is a delight. Not only will you learn enough to keep you happily stitching for years, you’ll get a lovely piece that can be finished in many ways. It is the same basic beginner’s canvas but they will kit it together for you so […]
Planet Earth has three new colors in their silk ribbons. Creepy is red with black and dark red edges. Evening is dark grey to black. Yellow Brick Road is a lovely rich yellow-orange with rusty orange edges. Find them at you local shop.
The Porcupine Needlepoint Shop in Sewickley has a charming nativity club featuring canvases from Raymond Crawford. The figures spell out “Christmas” when complete. The club begins in January. Contact the shop for more information: http://www.theporcupineneedlepointshop.com/
Ridgewood Needlepoint in Wyckoff has a 12 Days of Christmas club starting in January 2015. The charming circular ornaments are by Rebecca Wood. The deadline for sign-ups is this Saturday (November 22), so don’t delay. Those in the club willget the Seven Swans a Swimming canvas free. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
In a recent blog post, Needlepaint featured several of their charming Christmas patterns. These include 12 Days of Christmas, Angels, and the Three Wisemen. They are available both as canvas only or as a kit. See them here: http://www.needlepaint.com/blog/2014/11/12/fun-needlepoint-christmas-kits-new-designs/
Near the end of the latest post on Tony Minieri’s blog, you’ll find a great stitching tip. It can apply to any stitch and will make all your needlepoint look better. Read it here: http://www.tonyminieri.com/tonyblog/2014/11/13/stitching-season
Have you seen on the Web those delightful abstract coasters stitched from wool? Their organic shapes and many colors make them great stash projects.Just be sure to use colorfast threads. The patterns are now available on Etsy as downloadable PDFs. Buy them here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/CresusArtisanat?ref=l2-shopheader-name