Aug 30, 2018

Girly Girl Bags (Machelle Somerville and Pat Miller)

Machelle Somerville and Pat Miller teamed up to stitch Machelle's new Girly Girl bags.  The finishing is by West Coast Finishing and the canvases (with guide if you wish) can be ordered from Fleur de Paris.  You can also order just the guide from Pat if you wish.
https://needleartnut.blogspot.com/2018/08/girly-girl-bags.html

Aug 28, 2018

Let's Fall in Love (Annie O'Brien Gonzales and Tony Minieri)

Judy has finished stitching Annie O'Brien Gonzales' "Let's Fall in Love" using Tony Minieri's stitch guide.  Your favorite shop can order the canvas from Melissa Shirley Designs and of course you can get Tony's guide from his website.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10216400153853757&set=gm.1879214212155728&type=3&theater

Aug 26, 2018

The Bee (Earth Art International, Danji, and Jill Rigoli)

Jill has finished her Earth Art International bee and had it framed.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10212580084839511&set=gm.1870454309698385&type=3&theater&ifg=1

It looks fabulous!  Jill's guide and the canvas itself will be available to order from Danji at Destination Dallas.


Aug 24, 2018

More Guides from Ruth Schmuff

The latest shop newsletter from Bedecked and Beadazzled lists the brand new guides Ruth Schmuff has done.  It is a stitcher's dream with canvases from Charley Harper, Penny MacLeod, Kelly Rae Roberts, and Manual Salas.  To see the particulars, here is the newsletter.
https://bedeckedandbeadazzled.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Aug-18.pdf

Aug 22, 2018

A Momentary Distraction (David Galchutt and Ruth Schmuff)

Carol calls her Zelda, but this canvas is actually called "A Momentary Distraction."  The design is by David Galchutt and the stitch guide is by Ruth Schmuff.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10217359879054848&set=gm.1868339903243159&type=3&theater

You can order the canvas and guide which is included by contacted Ruth's shop, Bedecked and Beadazzled.
https://bedeckedandbeadazzled.com/product/a-momentary-distraction/

Aug 20, 2018

Beach House (Melissa Shirley and Lynn Elbert)

Lynn Elbert has just finished her model of Melissa Shirley's "Beach House."  By the time this posts, Lynn will have her stitch guide finished.  Contact her for the guide and ask your favorite shop to order Melissa's design for you.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1918671654881287&set=gm.1865371026873380&type=3&theater


Aug 18, 2018

Aug 16, 2018

Sedona Sara (Leigh Designs and Terri Dudley)

Terri Dudley just finished Sedona Sara from Leigh Designs' "Cowgirls" series.  If you need a Southwestern gal to saunter into your stash, contact Terri for her guide.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2038005356223837&set=gm.1853915428018940&type=3&theater

Aug 14, 2018

Wish Upon a Star Santa (Michele Noiset, CBK and Carolyn Taggart)

Carolyn Taggart has posted a photograph of her finished "Wish Upon a Star Santa" on Facebook.  Carolyn is selling the stitch guide for this lovely design. Contact her for details.  The canvas is by Michele Noiset, and is distributed by CBK.  Your favorite shop can order the canvas for you.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/NeedlepointNation/permalink/1860306570713159/

Aug 10, 2018

Pick Your Poison: A Pippin Halloween Video with Kreinik

The Kreinik blog has a video about a fun Pippin Halloween canvas called "Pick Your Poison."  The video shows threads that might look fabulous with this in an informal stitch guide.  Stitches are not chosen but all the threads mentioned I think will look fabulous.
https://kreinikthread.blogspot.com/2018/08/how-to-stitch-halloween-design.html

Aug 8, 2018

All About Guides from Louise's Needlework

The August 2018 newsletter from Louise's Needlepoint goes into detail about their stitch guides and what you get with them.
https://media.rainpos.com/530/august_2018_new_blast_final.pdf

Great information!

Aug 4, 2018

The Holiday Collection (Leigh Designs and Carolyn Taggart)

Leigh Designs has just announced that their Holiday Collection of ornaments (stitch guides by Carolyn Taggart) is now available to the public.  This was a series for Nashville Needleworks.  You can see the models by clicking on any photo.
http://www.leighdesigns.com/Grp780x.html

Your favorite shop can order the canvas and/or the guide for you from Leigh Designs.

Aug 3, 2018

Beijing Traffic Dash (Sharon Hendy-Moman and Ruth Schmuff) UPDATED

Ruth Schmuff shows off Carol's version of "Beijing Traffic Dash" from Sharon Hendy-Moman's artistic hand.  
http://www.notyourgrandmothersneedlepoint.com/2016/05/bejing-traffic-dash.html

The happy, busy and embellished canvas with guide included is available from Ruth's shop. Bet Ruth will kit is all out for you, too. Just ask nicely.
http://www.bedeckedandbeadazzled.com/Bejing-Traffic-Dash/

UPDATE:  You can see the finished design here.
https://bedeckedandbeadazzled.com/2018/08/traffic-in-the-streets/?mc_cid=8c8afbb3a3&mc_eid=c05eb4bd3b

Aug 2, 2018

Past Times Needlepoint Guides

Past Times Needlepoint has a section on their website of stitch guides available from their own Mary Ann Davis.  A variety of designs are available.  Click on each photo to see the stitched model better.  Most have finished versions to see.
https://www.pasttimesneedlepoint.com/collections/stitch-guides