For some reason, at this time of year I tend to set myself a making challenge. This needlepoint cushion cover was a December challenge a couple of years ago. I like needlepoint a great deal, but I don't like the...
Math, what do you mean I need math to do needlepoint! What does math have to do with needlepoint and do we really use it. Math is used everywhere. When my 12 year old didn’t think she needed to do fractions I had her help me with a recipe of her favorite dessert – but we cut it in half. She didn’t like my subtle “I tol
The Hesitation stitch is one of our favorites. It is one of those stitches that is adaptable to any space that you would like to use it on your canvas. On the pictures below it was used as the boarder for Sandra Gilmore’s “Sealed With a Kiss”. You can add a little sparkle by using […]
Earlier this week, Barbara Bergsten had a post about a class she taught on painting your own canvas with a name or monogram. It’s a great post and has a detailed list of materials, photos, and links to instruction. One thing she says in the post is that taking this class gave people a new […]