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Mar 31, 2017

Five Girlfriends (Ann Kagi and Patti Mann)

Stitch Therapy has the stitch guide for Ann Kagi's "Five Girlfriends" for sale at their online store.  The shop doesn't say who wrote the guide but they can also sell you the canvas from Patti Mann.
http://www.stitchtherapyneedlepoint.com/feature.php?id=40205


Mar 29, 2017

Robin in a Wreath (Melissa Prince Designs and Sandy Arthur)

Robin in a Wreath


Melissa Prince shows off the model Sandy Arthur stitched of Melissa's Robin in a Wreath.  It is gorgeous and elegant!
https://www.facebook.com/341998565857547/photos/a.483193291738073.108396.341998565857547/1378581572199236/?type=3&theater&notif_t=notify_me_page&notif_id=1487266409378719

You can ask Sandy how to pick up a copy of the guide via her website.  Here are the guides currently available.
http://duodesignsinc.com/wpsite/stitch-guides-only


Mar 25, 2017

Three Dogs in Costume (Maggie and Connie Glenn Camp)

Nancy has finished her three dogs in New Year's Eve costume and posted the finished design to Facebook.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10212415343006565&set=gm.1290165427727279&type=3&theater

Connie Glenn Camp did the stitch guide and the canvas is by Maggie.  You can pick up the guide from Connie via Nashville Needleworks.
https://nashvilleneedleworks.com


Mar 23, 2017

Baja Ornaments (Leigh Designs with Pat Miller and Sharon Quick)

Leigh Designs has a new release, a series of 8x8 squares called Baja.   Leigh herself describes these as "fruit stand meets Talavera."   The fruit and pottery designs are on deep blue 18 count canvas.  Half the designs have stitch guides from Sharon Quick and Pat Miller available.  To see the finished models, click on the photo of the designs that have "stitch guide by" under them.
http://www.leighdesigns.com/Grp618x.html

Here on Pat's blog you can see her two Baja pieces together.  Don't they make a nice pair!?
http://needleartnut.blogspot.com/2017/03/los-cobos-and-la-paz.html

Pat's stitch guides are available with the canvas from Leigh Designs or you can pick up the guide alone from Pat.
http://needleartnut.blogspot.com/2017/04/los-cobos-and-la-paz-guides.html

Sharon Quick's two Baja designs are posted on her Facebook page.  Use the right side arrow to see the second piece.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1488799854517962&set=a.787931307938157.1073741829.100001638852053&type=3&theater

Mar 21, 2017

The Steampunk Fox (Brenda Stofft and Denise Park)

Denise has finished her Steampunk Fox from Brenda Stofft.  Now she needs to write the stitch guide.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/NeedlepointNation/permalink/1288008794609609/

Denise has a Facebook page.  Use Messenger to ask her about her guide.
https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100008742226336

Mar 19, 2017

Sand Dune Quilt (BB Needlepoint)

BB Needlepoint just posted this beautiful landscape on Facebook.  It's inspired by Cape Cod,  just finished,  and there's a stitch guide with the canvas.  Ask your favorite shop to order this from BB for your stitching pleasure.
https://www.facebook.com/BbNeedlepointDesigns/photos/a.944189328930607.1073741826.564898870192990/1607089839307216/?type=3&theater

Mar 17, 2017

Caps and Curls (Kimberly Smith)

Kimberly has finished stitching her "Caps and Curls" design.  It's all about mushrooms and fiddlehead ferns and dimension.  Kimberly is teaching this at the Black Sheep in Orlando and the canvas and guide is available from the shop (second link below).
http://akimberlydesign.blogspot.com/2017/02/wanting-some-magic.html

http://www.theblacksheepshop.com/classes.htm

Mar 16, 2017

Snowbirds Bluejay (Eleanor Grosch and Ruth Schmuff)

Bedecked and Beaddazzled shows off their "Snowbirds Bluejay" from Eleanor Grosch's artwork.
http://www.notyourgrandmothersneedlepoint.com/2017/02/snowbirds.html

Ruth Schmuff herself did the stitch guide for a customer and the above is the result.  If you need a bluejay in your life, give her shop a call.
https://bedeckedandbeadazzled.com/product/snowbirds-bluejay/

Mar 14, 2017

Lotus Scissor Case (Zecca and Ruth Schmuff)

Ruth at Bedecked and Beaddazzles shows off the threads and canvas for Zecca's "Lotus Scissor Case."  Ruth has written a guide for this.  Contact the shop to pick up the guide, canvas and/or threads.
https://www.facebook.com/bedeckedandbeadazzled/photos/a.1016898265041385.1073741828.1016896858374859/1352224941508714/?type=3&theater

Mar 12, 2017

Trust the Journey (Tapestry Fair and Tony Minieri)

Peggi and another stitcher have finally finished Kelly Rae Robert's "Trust the Journey."
https://www.facebook.com/groups/NeedlepointNation/permalink/1282823008461521/

The canvas and other artwork on needlepoint canvas is distributed by Peggi's company, Tapestry Fair.  Your favorite shop can order it for you and you can get Tony's stitch guide directly from him.

Mar 10, 2017

Wise Men and Camels (Raymond Crawford and Connie Glenn Camp)

Connie just posted photographs of the camel and Wise Man she just finished from Raymond Crawford's Three Kings set.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10208397782327933&set=pcb.1281428135267675&type=3

For more information about the guides and when Connie thinks she will have the set finished and the guides ready, contact her via Nashville Needleworks.
http://nashvilleneedleworks.com


Mar 8, 2017

Gingerman Man Feet (Meredith Collection and Karen Johnson)

Karen Johnson at M's Canvashouse created the stitch guide for the charming gingerbread man's feet ornament which was stitched by Kelly.
http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10208577435855839&set=gm.1280709298672892&type=3&theater

The canvas is from the Meredith Collection (formerly the Elizabeth Turner Collection).  The shop, which belongs to Meredith, can help you get the canvas and guide.
http://mscanvashouse.com

Mar 6, 2017

New Stitch Guides from Larchmont

Stitch by Stitch in Larchmont, NY just listed the new guides they are preparing or just finished in their latest e-newsletter. 
http://www.stitchbystitchneedlepoint.com/so/9Ldt5H79?cid=68bf7f60-0c49-4a61-b2cc-4a9944579072#/main

Contact the shop for help ordering.
http://www.stitchbystitchneedlepoint.com

Mar 5, 2017

Beauty Bird (Zecca and Ruth Schmuff)

"Beauty,"  Zecca's bird with a Coco Chanel quote in the background, has been stitched for Ruth Schmuff's shop using Ruth's stitch guide.  Isn't it wonderful?!
http://www.notyourgrandmothersneedlepoint.com/2017/02/what-beauty.html

You can pick up the stitch guide from Bedecked and Beaddazzled by following the link in the above message.  Or Ruth can sell you the canvas and guide, or even through in the materials kit.  It's all up to you how you wish to express your inner beauty.

Mar 3, 2017

Santa's House (Debbie Mumm and Sherry Bray)

Kimberly shows off her "Santa's House" from Debbie Mumm, which was stitched using Sherry Bray's stitch guide.    Your favorite shop can order the canvas from Debbie's distributor, Melissa Shirley Designs, and you can contact Sherry for the guide.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1571627322854544&set=pcb.1275100895900399&type=3&theater



Mar 1, 2017

Valentine Cottages (Melissa Shirley and Chris Tirey)

Mountain Shadow Studio arranged for the finishing of these marvelous Valentine Houses by Melissa Shirley Designs.  The stitch guide is by Chris Tirey.
https://www.facebook.com/101561739064/photos/a.10150162085449065.278782.101561739064/10154377501614065/?type=3&theater

Here is the link to the Mountain Shadow Studio website.  Although primarily a frame shop, they do all sorts of creative woodworking for clients as well.  Chris' contact information is listed in the Stitch Guide Writer Contact Information tab.
http://mtnshadow.com