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Apr 29, 2016

John Johanssen and Carolyn Hedge Baird

The Flying Needles just posted a photograph of John Johanssen's "Sunday Market with Rooster" on Facebook.  This was stitched mostly using Carolyn Hedge Baird's stitch guide.
https://www.facebook.com/TheFlyingNeedles/photos/a.205885762782212.45542.203080679729387/978091002228347/?type=3&theater

Carolyn herself just posted a photo of John Johanseen's finished Lamb on Watermelon, stitched using Carolyn's guide by Ann.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10153538979768027&set=o.141607859217175&type=3&theater

The guides are available from Carolyn or your favorite shop can order it with the canvas from Melissa Shirley Designs.  Enjoy!

Apr 27, 2016

Rock and Roll Sheep (Brooke Connor and Ruth Schmuff)

Ruth Schmuff has written a stitch guide for Brooke Connor's "Bah Bah Bah Ba Barbara Ann."
http://www.notyourgrandmothersneedlepoint.com/2016/04/bah-bah-bah-ba-barbra-ann.html

Not only are the sheep rock stars, the stitch guide uses threads from Stef Francis.  You can get the canvas with free stitch guide from Ruth's shop.
http://www.bedeckedandbeadazzled.com/Bah-Bah-Bah-Ba-Babara-Ann/

You can explore Stef Francis' threads on her website.  The threads will let you rock any canvas, guaranteed!
http://www.stef-francis.co.uk

Apr 25, 2016

Foxy (Meredith Collection and Enriched Stitch)

Pam at the Enriched Stitch has just finished the fox from the Meredith Collection's animal portrait series.
http://astheneedleturns.com/foxy/

Contact the shop if you are interested in the guide.
http://enrichedstitch.com/guides/

Your favorite shop can order the fox and his friends from the Meredith Collection (formerly the Elizabeth Turner Collection) for you.
http://themeredithcollection.com/needleptDesigns_pillow_2.html

Apr 23, 2016

Too Many Chefs (Renaissance Designs and Tony Minieri)

Cindy just posted a photograph of her finished "Too Many Chefs" piece on Facebook.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10153699497528759&set=gm.1033278966749261&type=3&theater

The canvas is by Renaissance Designs and this was worked using a guide from Tony Minieri.

Apr 19, 2016

Tallulah (Leigh Designs and Susan Portra)

Leigh Designs just announced in their April 2016 newsletter that a stitch guide by Susan Portra will soon be available for Leigh's "Tallulah" from her Femme Fatale Collection.
http://www.leighdesigns.com/News/

It's a stunner!

Apr 17, 2016

Silly Goose (Scott Church Creative and Suzanne Hicks)

Suzanne has finished her Silly Goose canvas and the stitching plan is available.  The canvas is from Scott Church at CBK.  Here's the finished canvas and how to order Suzanne's guide from Hugs and Stitches.
http://suzannehicks.blogspot.com/2016/04/a-silly-goose-is-happy-goose.html

Apr 15, 2016

Apr 14, 2016

Moonage a Trois (Annie Lane and Mary Waldsmith)

Annie Lane just announced the stitch guide for Annie's Moonage a Trois (written by Mary Waldsmith) is now available.  Your favorite shop can order both from Annie Lane.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10209217501373550&set=gm.1026432974100527&type=3&theater

You can even buy matching magnets, fobs, and t-shirts from Annie Lane's Etsy shop.
https://www.etsy.com/shop/AnnieLane

Apr 12, 2016

Red Collage (Lani and Marla Pelz)

Lani just posted a photograph of her red collage on Facebook, stitched by Jane W.  The stitch guide was done by Marla Pelz.  You can pick up the canvas and guide via Lani's shop (second link below).
https://www.facebook.com/lani.silver.9/posts/10207307882507589?ref=notif&notif_t=notify_me

http://www.lanisneedlepoint.com

Apr 10, 2016

Spring Table (Melissa Shirley and Carolyn Hedge Baird)

Carolyn Hedge Baird has just finished the model for Chaparral's retreat this spring.
https://www.facebook.com/nestndlpt/photos/a.366613130049979.87853.141607859217175/1135230249854926/?type=3&theater

This is Melissa Shirley's Spring Table.  This design and the guide will be available after the retreat in April 2016.  Your favorite shop can order both from Melissa Shirley Designs or you can talk to Chaparral.
http://www.ndlpt.com

Apr 8, 2016

Seaside Wreath (Melissa Prince Designs and Bristly Thistle)

Michele Herron at the Bristly Thistle is going to write a stitch guide for Melissa Prince's beautiful seaside wreath.  Contact Michele at her shop (second link below) to pick up a copy of her guide once it is finished.
http://www.bristlythistle.com/blog/2016/3/21/new-canvas

http://www.bristlythistle.com

Apr 6, 2016

Zecca Goes Geometric with "Gem Squared"

Zecca has announced their latest geometric design (called "Gem Squared") is ready.  There is a stitch guide to recreate this string art in the privacy of your stitching chair.
https://www.facebook.com/139529331945/photos/a.10150261060426946.326280.139529331945/10153278240921946/?type=3&theater

Apr 4, 2016

The Rabbit (Susan Roberts and Terry Christopher Costello)

Louise's Needlework just posted a photograph of a Susan Roberts rabbit canvas on Facebook.  It's not finished but it is so fabulous that I had to share.  The stitch guide is from Terry Christopher Castillo.  Contact Louise's Needlepoint via their Facebook page to pick up a copy of the guide (and the canvas as well if you don't own it already).
https://www.facebook.com/LouisesNeedlework/photos/a.616803311684107.1073741856.105515282812915/1104248726272894/?type=3&theater

https://www.facebook.com/LouisesNeedlework/photos/pcb.1109966639034436/1109953999035700/?type=3&theater

Apr 3, 2016

Guides from The Needle Nest

The Needle Nest in Tennessee has a section on their website featuring the stitch guides available from the shop.  I think all their guides are from Beth Gilbert, but I am not certain.  Beth will also write custom guides for folks.  Contact the shop for more details.
http://bethsneedlenest.com/stitch-guides-2/

Apr 1, 2016

Rita and Hedy (Leigh Designs and Pat Miller)

Pat Miller just posted photographs of Leigh Designs' "Rita" and "Hedy" on her blog.  These were beautifully stitched using guides written by Pat.
http://needleartnut.blogspot.com/2016/03/rita-hedy.html

You can pick up copies of the guides from Pat.
http://needleartnut.blogspot.com/p/available-stitch-guides.html