Happy Saturday, everyone! This morning Needlepoint.Com sent out an email blast featuring one of our all time best selling kits- the Christmas Candy Tree Online Class. Well, it went crazy! By 10 am all the kits we had were spoken for. I couldn’t believe how… [read more]
Now that we are closing in on the end of February, it is clear that spring is on it’s way! While it doesn’t quite feel like spring yet in Colorado, I’m excited to know that soon there will be less snow to shovel and warmer… [read more]
I’ve been spending a lot of time searching back through old Kirk and Bradley designs to look for canvases to turn into online classes recently. When I stumbled upon this darling polar bear, I immediately knew he would be perfect. I can’t believe I hadn’t… [read more]
I know it probably sounds cliché, but the best way to learn new stitches is just to try them out. When I was beginning to play around with decorative stitches, I would try a bunch out in the selvage around the canvas before jumping in… [read more]
By far one of my favorite pieces I’ve ever stitched is this Raymond Crawford Mr and Mrs Bell. Of course I wanted to stitch something special to commemorate our wedding- but this canvas turned out so much better than I ever could have imagined. I… [read more]
Do you love using decorative stitches but are unsure how to pick your own stitches without a stitch guide? When I’m teaching, I find that this is one of the areas that needlepointers struggle with the most, especially, how to pick a background stitch.