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Feb 28, 2017

Pineapple Cottage (Kelly Clark and Lynn Mason)

Lynn Mason showed off her finished "Pineapple Cottage" on Facebook.  The canvas is from Kelly Clark/Colonial Needle and Lynn has written a stitch guide for it. The finishing was arranged by Yarn Explosion in Roanoke, Virginia.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1641124269516480&set=gm.1273362762740879&type=3&theater

Your favorite shop can order this from Kelly and you can ask Lynn about getting the guide at Yarn Explosion.
https://yarnexplosion.com

Feb 26, 2017

The Kelly Clark Makeover

Kelly Clark has a new website to showcase here stitching, but it doesn't list available stitch guides any more.  Instead, her distributor Colonial Needle has her designs listed in their Kelly Clark catalogue.  There is no longer a separate page for stitch guides but any canvas that has a guide available is marked SG.  Just FYI if you are looking for a guide from Kelly or your shop is ordering for you and can't find Kelly's old website.
http://www.colonialneedle.com/files-customer/catalog/KellyClark_catalog.pdf

Feb 24, 2017

Lizard Maureen (Brooke Connor and Ruth Schmuff)

If you love whimsical animals, then the new Lizard Maureen from Brooke Connor is for you!
http://www.notyourgrandmothersneedlepoint.com/2017/01/lizards-cows-moose-and-dragons.html

Ruth Schmuff taught the lizard at her last embellishment class so a stitch guide is available.  Just contact Bedecked and Beaddazzled for help as they also distribute Brooke's canvases.  The stitch guide comes with that canvas.

Feb 22, 2017

Cleo's Mummy ( and StitchLaw)

Laurie at StitchLaw has posted a photograph of her finished "Cle O Patra" (canvas by Labors of Love) to her Facebook page.
https://www.facebook.com/StitchLAWHouston/photos/a.437016849689691.102736.433201950071181/1418081358249897/?type=3&theater

The canvas is available for your favorite shop to order from Labors of Love and you can pick up the guide from StitchLaw.
http://stitchlaw.com/Stitch%20Guides/Labors%20of%20Love/SG%20Labors%20of%20Love.html


Feb 20, 2017

Sailing By the Sea (Cooper Oaks and Stitch by Stitch)

Stitch By Stitch in Larchmont, NY has posted a photograph on Facebook of Cooper Oaks' "Sailing by the Sea."  The canvas and stitch guide is available from the shop (second link below).
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10208356554970872&set=gm.1261201353957020&type=3&theater

http://www.stitchbystitchneedlepoint.com

Feb 18, 2017

The Tailor (Beatrix Potter, Needlepoint Inc. and Chris Tirey)

Jan just finished her tailor canvas using Chris Tirey's stitch guide.  Love the little glasses!
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10210372846550221&set=gm.1260559554021200&type=3&theater

The canvas is available from Needlepoint Inc.'s Beatrix Potter line.  Contact Chris to pick up her guide.
https://needlepointinc.com/collections/beatrix-potter?page=2

Feb 16, 2017

Easter Business (Rebecca Wood and Tony Minieri)

Judy just finished stitching Rebecca Wood's "Easter Business" using a stitch guide from Tony Minieri.  Use the side arrow on the right side for two closeups.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10211295329916349&set=pcb.1259818134095342&type=3&theater

Feb 14, 2017

LOVE Hearts (Melissa Shirley and Amy Bunger)

Jeanne just posted a photograph of her finished LOVE hearts canvas, stitched using Amy Bunger's guide, on Facebook.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10212369796943961&set=gm.1289580611119094&type=3&theater

The canvas is from Melissa Shirley Designs.

Snowman (Kristine Kingston, Chris Lewis and Mary Waldsmith)

Mary Waldsmith of Owl Stitcher has finished the model for this darling Kristine Kingston snowman. 
https://www.facebook.com/owlstitchery/photos/a.1706160746282374.1073741835.1701747276723721/1880046232227157/?type=3&theater

Your favorite shop can order the canvas and guide from Chris Lewis, who distributes Kristine's designs.


Feb 12, 2017

Small Staffordshire Dog (Lycette Designs and Virginia Barney)

Jinny Barney just stitched one of the Staffordshire Dog canvases from Lycette Designs.  This is a new ornament size of their popular Staffordshire series that debuted at the January 2017 TNNA show.  She very kindly posted the stitch guide for it on her blog.  You can see exactly what she did and stitch your own version by following along here--
http://stitchstyleblog.com/2017/01/staffordshire-dog-ornament/


Feb 8, 2017

Girls Night Out Movie Coaster Series (Melissa Prince and Suzie Vallerie)

The Melissa Prince canvases that made up Enriched Stitches' Girls Night Out coster club are now available individually from the shop.  
http://astheneedleturns.com/girls-night-out-coaster-club-an-enriched-stitch-exclusive/

If you are a movie fan and would like to stitch one of those new movie coasters, the shop has Suzie's guides available.  Talk to the shop about getting the canvas and guide as these new movie coasters may still only be available from Enriched Stitch.  During the club they were a shop exclusive.
http://astheneedleturns.com/and-the-oscar-goes-to/

Feb 6, 2017

Christmas Decorated Reindeer (Little Bird Designs and Rosanne Fleming)

Rosanne Fleming has finished stitching the model for this Little Bird Designs Christmas reindeer ornament.  
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10154989914357871&set=a.10151787795497871.1073741825.770492870&type=3&theater

The guide and canvas aren't on their website yet as this canvas just debuted at the January 2017 TNNA show but your favorite needlepoint shop can order them for you.
http://www.needlepointofnoreturn.com/product-category/stitch-guides/

Feb 4, 2017

Sand Cat (Maggie and Diana Bosworth)

This cat on the beach was stitched by Linda using a stitch guide from Diana Bosworth.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10209141356185681&set=gm.1243550489055440&type=3&theater

The canvas is by Maggie.  Your favorite shop can order from her while you contact Diana via the French Knot in Texas.
http://thefrenchknot.com

Feb 3, 2017

Holly Ornament (Melissa Shirley Designs and Patricia Sone)

Pat of the Needleart Nut blog has finished stitching her "Holly Ornament" using Patricia Sone's stitch guide.  It's a lovely little piece and a very quick stitch, too.  More details on Pat's blog.
http://needleartnut.blogspot.com/2017/01/another-finish.html




Feb 2, 2017

Limited Edition Madame Pompadour (Labors of Love and Tony Minieri)

Ellen has finished stitching her limited edition "Madame Pompadour" from Labors of Love using a Tony Minieri stitch guide.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1302022713203554&set=gm.1240417429368746&type=3&theater

This limited editions Labors of Love created has sold out, but if you happen to have one stashed away, you might wish to ask Tony for his guide.
http://www.laborsofloveneedlepoint.com/limited-editions.html


Feb 1, 2017

Kristine Kingston Snowman (Chris Lewis and Owl Stitchery)

Mary Waldsmith of Owl Stitchery shows off her model of Kristine Kingston's Snowman with Stars on Facebook.  Love those snowflakes, scarf and carrot nose!
https://www.facebook.com/owlstitchery/photos/a.1706160746282374.1073741835.1701747276723721/1880046232227157/?type=3&theater

Kristine's canvas and Mary's guide are available from Chris Lewis, who is the distributor for Kristine's work.