Mar 31, 2018

Easter Tree Skirt (Pepperberry and Julia Snyder)

Caroline just got her Easter tree skirt back from the finishers.  She used Julia Snyder's stitch guide to work this beauty.

By the way, I've just seen a small tree skirt made up into a round pillow.  Just in case you want pillows….

Mar 27, 2018

Christmas Glow (Sandra Gilmore and Laura Taylor) UPDATED

Laura Taylor is working on a stitch guide for the new "Christmas Glow" from Sandra Gilmore of Once in a Blue Moon.  I'll update this note once it is ready.

Sandra Gilmore's canvases are distributed by Fleur de Paris if you want your favorite shop to order this for you while you wait for Laura's guide.

UPDATE:  Terri stitched this using a guide from The Tinsmith's Wife which tells you which lights to order from Amazon to put on the back side.  Contact the shop via their website (second link below) or their Facebook page.

UPDATE #2:  Tony Minieri has done a guide for this canvas.  You can see a photo and video on the Stitch By Stitch Larchmont newsletter.

Mar 25, 2018

North Haven Houses (Maggie and Linda Corirossi)

Linda Corirossi just announced that her stitch guide for Maggie's "North Haven Houses" is ready for purchase through Family Arts.

Your favorite shop can order the canvas for you or Family Arts can get it if you don't have a shop you favor with your business.

Mar 21, 2018

August Moon (Brenda Stofft and Ruth Schmuff)

Ruth Schmuff shows off "August Moon" from Brenda Stofft.  Ruth's done a stitch guide and although there is no stitched model to see, you can drool over all the threads and beads she has chosen to stitch this.

Contact Ruth's shop, Bedecked and Beadazzled, to get the canvas and guide.  She'll even do a supplies kit for you if you want one.

Mar 19, 2018

New Stitch Guides Available from Enriched Stitch

Enriched Stitch's March 2018 newsletter lists the new stitch guides available from the shop at the bottom of the page.    Most of the guides are for the Vallerie Needlepoint Gallery painted canvases (VNG) but there are a few others.

These are shop exclusives so contact the store to pick up the canvas and guide.

Mar 17, 2018

The Old Crow (Melissa Prince and Janeann Sleeman) UPDATED

Melissa Prince showed off her wonderful "The Old Crow" on Facebook. The model was stitched by Janeann Sleeman who has created a stitch guide.

Your favorite shop can order the canvas from Melissa for you and you can contact Janeann Sleeman about the guide.

UPDATE:  Suzie Vallerie at Enriched Stitch is finalizing a stitch guide for this piece as well.

Mar 16, 2018

Japan Travel Coaster (Melissa Prince Designs and Jane M. Wood)

"Japan Travel Coaster" from Melissa Prince Designs

I have finished stitching Melissa Prince's Japan Travel Coaster and the stitch guide for my version of this lovely small design is available for purchase.   The guide is 9 pages long plus a cover page, list of materials needed to replicate what I did exactly, and a full color photo of the finished design.  Contact me for details.

Your favorite shop can order the canvas TR111 directly from Melissa Prince Designs if they don't happen to have it in stock.

Mar 15, 2018

Inspired by Fawkes (Little Bird Designs and Robin King)

Rosanne of Little Bird Designs has stitched a red, orange and yellow phoenix canvas using Robin King's stitch guide.  It's fabulous!  This is one of a series of these fantasy birds Little Bird Designs has created.

The canvas is available for order by your favorite shop and the guide is available through Robin.

Mar 13, 2018

Pagoda Bird House (Melissa Prince and Robin King)

Luanne got her framed version of Melissa Prince's Pagoda Birdhouse back from the framer.  It's lovely!  Your favorite shop can order the canvas from Melissa Prince Designs and you can get the stitch guide Luanne used from Robin King.

Mar 11, 2018

Street Signs (Kimberly Ann Needlepoint)

This fun Halloween sign from Kimberly Ann Needlepoint's street sign series will have a free stitch guide available in March 2018.

Keep an eye on the Kimberly Ann website for more information on the free guides.

Mar 9, 2018

Pelican Pantry (Charley Harper and Robin King)

Debbie's funny "Pelican Pantry" was stitched using Robin King's stitch guide.

Charley Harper canvases are distributed by the Meredith Collection.  Contact Robin's blog for information about buying her guide.

Mar 7, 2018

Nativity II Stocking (Tapestry Tent and Amy Bunger)

Kathy's magnificent version of the Tapestry Tent Nativity II stocking* was stitched using Amy Bunger's stitch guide.

You can pick up Amy's guide on her website if you buy either the canvas or the thread kit with the guide.  It's a package deal.

*Nativity I Stocking is a blue and white version of this design.  If your favorite shop orders for you, make sure they order the proper stocking.

Mar 5, 2018

Just a Stitch

David McCaskill has a new service for those who need Just a Stitch.  It's a great idea for someone who has a problem area on their canvas and no one to ask for help.

You can order a stitch via his website.

Mar 3, 2018

Garden Angel (Lulu My Pink Turtle and Ruth Schmuff)

Ruth Schmuff has five new designs from Lulu My Pink Turtle.  The first one has a stitch guide, too!  There are photos of the Garden Angel underway in one of Ruth's classes.  Contact her shop, Bedecked and Beadazzled, to pick up the canvas and guide, or even the supplies kit if you wish.