The owners of Rachel’s Needlepoint in Southfield are profiled in a column from The Detroit News. Read it here: http://www.detroitnews.com/story/opinion/columnists/jocelynn-brown/2016/01/07/handmade-rachels-needlepoint/78434366/
Fireside Stitchery in eastern PA has a couple of great clubs currently featured. The Santa Cones Club features clever cone-shaped canvases from Little Shoppe. The club begins in February and lasts six months. The Countdown to Christmas Club features 25 small two-sided ornaments by Kathy Schenkel. They make a charming Advent Calendar. Two canvases per […]
Try this tip from Jo Ippolito Christensen for securing thread ends. It works great for ribbons, pearl cotton balls and other threads. Use Scotch Reuseable Strips. Cut off a bit and place on the end of the thread. Press down to secure.
Planet Earth has put together a collection of colors of silk in flesh colors. These join collections from Rainbow Gallery and Access Commodities to provide stitchers with colors for skin. Unlike the other two lines, Pepperpot is a single-strand silk designed for 18-mesh canvas. The colors in this series are: Baked Alaska 192 Fondant 190 […]
Vicki Day makes 19 colors of beautiful hand-dyed silk ribbons that have lovely combinations of colors. They are available in 4mm and 7mm widths. The ribbons are dyed using River Silks as the base. Learn more here: http://www.vickidaydesigns.com/
Laura Perin’s lovely geometric pieces are popular with stitchers. Her freebies are a great way to try out her projects. Even though fall colors are recommended, you ciould stitch this freebie in any color combination. See it here: http://two-handedstitcher.blogspot.com/2015/11/fall-is-in-air.html
Many folks have written asking about the app for The Needlepoint Book. Jo Ippolito Christensen released this statement last night: Dear NEEDLEPOINT BOOK fans, On behalf of Touchstone Books, please accept our sincere apologies for the inordinate delay in getting the companion app up and running with Apple’s App Store and Android Play Store. We […]
Chapel Hill Needlepoint is moving and will open in their new location Tuesday. They have moved to Midtown Market on MLK Jr. Blvd. (Historic Airport Road)! The new shop is located between Flyleaf Books and Kitchen, just down from The Root Cellar. Here’s the new info: 762-B MLK Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514 […]
Needlepoint Clubhouse in Creve Coeur has a great new club with Jack o’Lanterns exclusive to the shop. The canvases have stitch guides by Connie Camp. Contact the shop at 314-432-2555 for more information.