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Feb 28, 2016

High Hat Owlets (Vicki Sawyer, Melissa Shirley and Carolyn Hedge Baird) UPDATED

Carolyn Hedge Baird has finished the stitch guide for Vicki Sawyer's "High Hat Owlets."  She posted a photograph on Facebook.  You can get the guide from Carolyn herself or your favorite shop can order the canvas and guide from Melissa Shirley Designs.
https://www.facebook.com/nestndlpt/photos/np.1454881682373085.1277706333/1101303926580892/?type=3&theater

UPDATE: Fini!
https://www.facebook.com/MelissaShirley.Needlepoint/photos/a.10150103192084252.304722.370199729251/10154309205839252/?type=3&theater

Feb 26, 2016

Three Floral Perfume Bottles (Alice Peterson and Cindy Saltzman)

Cindy Saltzman has done a lovely stitch guide for Alice Peterson's gorgeous perfume bottles.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=976422855767635&set=a.354850914591502.82549.100001997882176&type=3&theater

You can get the guide from Cindy at her shop, Cindy's Needle Art.  The canvas is available from Alice Peterson.
http://www.cindysneedleart.com

Feb 22, 2016

Fiesta de Madonna (dede Odgen and Robin King)

Robin King just announced on Facebook she's completed a new stitch guide, this time for the wonderful Fiesta De Madonna by dede Odgen.  Contact Robin to pick up this guide.
https://www.facebook.com/robin.king.562/posts/10208121075800904

Feb 21, 2016

Stitch Guide Album (Terry Christopher Costello)

Terry Christopher has started posting photos of canvases she's done stitch guides for on her 2 the Point Facebook page.  It's a great place to see if she's done a guide for that canvas you have tucked away.  Keep an eye on this Facebook profile as Terry is adding lots of photographs!
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1094109977287661.1073741838.157438187621516&type=3

Feb 20, 2016

Two Versions of the Lake Madonna (John Johannsen, Karen Lea and Tony Minieri)

John Johannsen's "Lake Madonna" has two stitch guides available, one from Tony Minieri, seen here on Facebook--
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1153365038006994&set=gm.989530817790743&type=3&theater

...and one from Karen Lea, also on Facebook.  The canvas is available from Melissa Shirley while Tony's guide can be purchased via his website.  Talk to Chaparral about picking up Karen's version if that is the one that starts your fingers tingling.
https://www.facebook.com/nestndlpt/photos/pcb.815726328471988/815725558472065/?type=3&theater

Feb 18, 2016

Witchy! (Kelly Clark with Able Assistance from Amy Bunger and Robin King)

Kelly Clark has a new witch with stitch guide available.  She is called Ratt Z. Witch and she joins a whole series of witch canvases that come with guides by Kelly except for Katt Z. Witch whose stitch guide is available from Robin King and Stirha Cal Drone whose guide comes from Amy Bunger.  You can see the family here.
http://kellyclarkneedlepointhandbook.blogspot.com/2016/01/feelin-little-bit-witchy.html

There are four larger witches and five smaller ones.  Your favorite shop can order all the canvases and guide (except for Katt's and Stirha's guides) from Colonial Needle in time to stitch for next Halloween!

Feb 16, 2016

Hello Gentle Gratitude (Kelly Rae Roberts, Tapestry Fair and Tony Minieri)

Tapestry Fair just announced Tony Minieri has developed a stitch guide for their new design from Kelly Rae Roberts called "Hello Gentle Gratitude."
http://tapestryfair.blogspot.com/2016/01/tony-minieri-class.html

Tapestry Fair generally does not distribute stitch guides with their canvases so your local shop will have to get the canvas from them and then either you or your shop can order the guide from Tony's website.  It isn't listed yet, being brand new, so ask about pricing and availability.
http://www.tonyminieri.com/stitch-thread-guides-1

Feb 15, 2016

Moroccan Mares (Laurel Birch/Danji and Jill Rigoli)

Needlehearts just posted a photograph on Facebook of Danji's lovely Laurel Burch design called "Moroccan Mares."  The stitch guide is by Danji's Jill Rigoli.
https://www.facebook.com/needlehearts18900/photos/a.387682121418644.1073741828.336001206586736/485368338316688/?type=3&theater

Any shop can order the canvas and Jill's guide from Danji for you.

Feb 14, 2016

Be Still My Beating Heart!

Melissa Shirley Designs just posted the covers of thirty-five new stitch guides on Facebook!
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=10153908830504252&id=370199729251

The guides were written by Jan Ayeroff, Carolyn Hedge Baird, Sherry Bray,  Beverly Churchfield, Paula Fehleisen, Becki Gebhardt, Mary Legallet, Patricia Sone,Angie Staebell,  Julia Snyder, Laura Taylor, Cynthia Thomas, and Suzie Vallerie.    All the guides can be ordered for you by your favorite shop when they order the canvas from Melissa Shirley Designs.

Feb 12, 2016

The Owl Eye Mask (Colors of Praise and Sheena James)

Sheena describes how she stitched her owl eye mask from Colors of Praise on her blog.  There are even stitch diagrams!  Don't miss reading all about it here--
http://www.sheenasstitches.com/2719-2/

http://www.sheenasstitches.com/2789-2/

Feb 10, 2016

Snowy Red Bells (Raymond Crawford and Fireside Stitchery

Carole shows off her finished snowy red bells from the artistic mind of Raymond Crawford.  She stitched it using a guide from Marina at Fireside Stitchery.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10205716331047552&set=gm.986653834745108&type=3&theater

Call the shop if you need this guide, too.
http://www.firesidestitchery.com/fs/stitchGuides/index.cfm

Feb 8, 2016

A Peek at the Stitch Guides for Princess and Me Canvases

All Princess and Me canvases come with stitch guides.  Nimble Needle in New Jersey shows you a bit about what these guides are like in this interesting posting on the Nimble Needle blog.
http://nimbleneedlenj.com/princess-me-ornaments-and-stitch-guides/

If you want to see the full range of goodies available from Princess and Me, browse their website.
http://princessandme.com

Feb 6, 2016

Don't Let the Bed Bugs Bite (Pippin Studio and Flying Needles)

Lee posted a photo of the finished Pippin Studio Bed Bugs Bite piece on Facebook.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10205580569022452&set=gm.985276711549487&type=3&theater

Lee says the kit and stitch guide are available at Flying Needles in Belleair Fl.  Call Diane at 727-581-8691.

Feb 5, 2016

Bergere and Other Show Girls (Leigh Designs and Pat Miller) UPDATED

Bergere, with Feathers and Beads

If Vegas showgirls make your heart race, you'll want to pick up the stitch guide for Begere (from Leigh Designs' Showgirls series) from Pat Miller.
http://needleartnut.blogspot.com/2016/02/bergere-stitch-guide.html

UPDATE:  Pat's model is framed. Isn't she beautiful!?
http://needleartnut.blogspot.com/2016/04/bergere-is-framed.html

Curious, by not sold yet?  Then check out the steps in creating this Las Vegas beauty on Pat's blog.
http://needleartnut.blogspot.com/search/label/Bergere%20by%20Leigh%20Designs

Pat has also stitched Stardust from the same series, just in case you need a matched pair!
http://needleartnut.blogspot.com/p/available-stitch-guides.html

Or if you need a triple series, here is Pat's Copa!
http://needleartnut.blogspot.com/search/label/Copa%20by%20Leigh%20Designs

http://needleartnut.blogspot.com/2016/04/copa-is-framed.html

And there is always Las Vegas Gold Digger....
http://needleartnut.blogspot.com/2015/06/las-vegas-gold-digger.html

Feb 4, 2016

The Amy Update

Don't forget to cheek the Feb.-March 2016 e-newsletter for Amy's Golden Strand to see what new stitch guides have been added to Amy Bunger's catalogue!
http://www.amybunger.com/f/0216.pdf

Feb 2, 2016

Garden Fairy (Melissa Shirley and Colleen Church)

Needle Works just posted a photograph on Facebook of this adorable Melissa Shirley garden fairy.  Stitch guide by Colleen Church.  Contact Needle Works (second link below) if you need a copy of the guide.
https://www.facebook.com/TheNeedleWorksTX/photos/np.1453240151582374.1277706333/10153916750974306/?type=3&theater

http://theneedleworks.com