Monthly Archives: September 2016

Blast from the past

Hey everyone! I hope you all had a great Labor Day Weekend. I’ve got a funny little blast from the past for you all today!

My parents are currently moving out of our childhood home. My parents bought this house together the year I started Kindergarten. Of course, it is full of memories…

As my parents sort through their basement and attic, every once in a while my mom sends a box of things she thinks I might like to hang on to for the future down to North Carolina. Well, turns out she stumbled upon my first needlepoint canvas ever!

blast

Needless to say… perhaps not my best piece of work ever haha. Funny thing is that I’m sure my mom and grandmother bought it for me at Needlepoint.com. As you can tell the canvas is not in the best shape… Edges are unraveled… It’s stitched in DMC 3 and Paternayan Wool… I vaguely remember spilling a glass of iced tea or something on it at one point (Yikes!)

In my defense, I was also probably only about 9 or 10 years old when I started it. Who would have thought that more than a decade later I would be working for the same company that started my passion for needlepoint?

I had a pretty good laugh when I opened up the box to find this but I wanted to show you all this canvas today to bring it all back to the beginning. I’m sure you all can recall the piece of needlepoint that got you started. Maybe your mom taught you to stitch, or maybe it was a grandparent or a dear friend. Even though some people may look at this canvas and think that it belongs in the garbage, I just can’t quite bring myself to toss it out!

Perfectly Tailored Stitches- New Online Class

We’ve done it again at Needlepoint.Com… we have a new online class for you all! “Perfectly Tailored Stitches” is a technique class full of stitches for clothing.

The new online class is packed full of ideas for everything from Santa’s suit and hat, to wedding dresses, knitted scarves and mittens, jewelry and so much more.

Perfectly Tailored Stitches

If you’ve never had an opportunity to take a class on clothing, this is a great opportunity to do so. I’m honestly surprised there aren’t more classes being taught elsewhere on this subject! Clothing is such a great place to add fun stitches to your canvas to bring it to life!

Your class purchase includes printed stitch guide, blank canvas, thread pack, needles, a Needlepoint.Com logo bag and year long access to our online video instruction. As always, if you need more than a year to complete the class, we are happy to extend your time limit!

Now is the perfect time to place your order, since everything ships free this weekend!
You can find all our online technique classes here:

Perfectly Tailored Stitches

Santa’s Beard and Mustache

Frosty Stitches for Snow

Just Bead it!

Ribbonwork

Hope you all have a wonderful Labor Day Weekend!