Aug 31, 2019

Twelve Days of Christmas Pears (Kate Dickerson)

Kate Dickerson has finished the stitch guide book for her Twelve Days of Christmas Pears set.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10219302276336247&set=gm.2320238154719996&type=3&theater&ifg=1

Your favorite shop can order the guide and canvases from Kate Dickerson for you.

Aug 29, 2019

Aug 27, 2019

Enough (Terry Runyon, Maggie and Cynthia Thomas)

Maggie shows off "Enough," a hilarious cat and yarn canvas from Terry Runyon.  The stitch guide is from Cynthia Thomas.  Your favorite shop can order the canvas from Maggie Co. and the guide from Cindy herself.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/NeedlepointNation/permalink/2341448059265672/

Aug 25, 2019

Gossip Girls (Strictly Christmas and Sally Baer)

Joyce shows off her from Strictly Christmas canvas of five "Gossip Girls."  Sally Baer of BB Designs is finalizing the stitch guide which should be available through Strictly Christmas soon.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10218284047908169&set=p.10218284047908169&type=3&theater

Aug 19, 2019

Graphic Elephant (DJ Designs and Susan Portra)

Mel's striking elephant is a design from DJ Designs, one of a series of animals.  Mel used Susan Portra's stitch guide to work this into an amazing piece of art.
https://www.facebook.com/125872887425752/photos/a.328605963819109/2623384264341256/?type=3&theater

You can see the free guide for the giraffe in this series in Needlepoint Now magazine in this online article.
https://luv2stitch.com/wp-content/uploads/DJ-Designs-Giraffe-in-Needlepoint-Now.pdf

Other animals in the series are for sale by Needlepoint.com.
https://www.needlenook.com/product-category/designer/dj-designs/

Aug 17, 2019

Cat and Cocktails (Dominic Bourbeau)

Are you a fan of Mad Men on tv?  Is Mid Century Modern furniture a favorite?  Then you need this new canvas (by Dominic Bourbeau) and its stitch guide (by Ruth Schmuff)!
https://bedeckedandbeadazzled.com/2019/07/cocktail-time/

Perfect for the bar that thought it had everything—until now!

By the way, Amy Bunger has done a guide for the Cat and Cocktails, too.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2475122659197760&set=gm.2336169906460154&type=3&theater

Aug 15, 2019

Three New Christmas Canvas Guides from Pat Miller

Just in time for those who want to stitch Christmas during the holiday season, Pat Miller has announced three new stitch guides are available.  Two are Christmas-y projects from Sandra Gilmore of Once in a Blue Moon and the third is from Kate Dickerson.
http://needleartnut.blogspot.com/2019/07/three-new-stitch-guides.html

Your favorite shop can order the Sandra Gilmore canvases from Fleur de Paris and the Kate Dickerson one from Kate herself for you.

Aug 13, 2019

Nutcracker Santa (Amanda Lawford and The French Knot)

Sherry's Nutcracker Santa from Amanda Lawford was just finished and it is magnificent.  Stitch guide by The French Knot in Fort Worth, Texas.  If you don't have a favorite shop they can order the canvas from Vallerie Needlepoint Gallery, which is the Amanda Lawford distributor now.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/NeedlepointNation/permalink/2326094260801052/

Aug 11, 2019

House By the Lake (Steven Klein, Julie Mar and Needlepoint for Fun)

Needlepoint for Fun's latest adventure is a comparison of four new wool threads on the market.    You'll learn about Vineyards Merino, Essentials, Glisten and Planet Earth Wool, especially their characteristics and what canvas count (13 or 18) and type of stitch they work well for.
https://www.needlepoint-for-fun.com/comparison-of-three-wool-threads-for-your-needlepoint--vineyards-merino-essentials-by-tilli-tomas-and-glisten-by-rainbow-gallery.htm

A stitch guide is being written for the Steven Klein canvas used as a demonstration project.  Your favorite shop can order the canvas from Julie Mar and Friends, or you can ask Needlepoint for Fun for the canvas when you get their guide.

Aug 9, 2019

Aug 7, 2019

Tribal Mask Giraffe ( Tapestry Fair and Sherry Bray)

Sharon's finished her beautiful Tapestry Fair giraffe, using Sherry Bray's stitch guide.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/NeedlepointNation/permalink/2315961775147634/

I understand Tony Minieri's done a guide for this as well but I don't have a link.  Mary Legallet also just did a guide for this piece.
http://www.whimsicalstitch.com/tribal-mask-giraffe

The canvas is from T. Chapman's tribal mask African animal series, available from Tapestry Fair.

Aug 5, 2019

Baby Sea Turtle (Labors of Love and Mark Young)

Mark Young just showed off his Baby Sea Turtle canvas he taught at the Labors of Love shop.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/NeedlepointNation/permalink/2310635175680294/

The design is by Labors of Love and the guide is available only through Mark's shop.
http://www.laborsofloveneedlepoint.shop

Aug 3, 2019

Aug 1, 2019

Texas Stocking (Alexa and Chris Tirey)

Jan's Texas stocking is amazing!  The design is by Alexa and Jan used Chris Tirey's stitch guide to create this stunning Christmas piece.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/NeedlepointNation/permalink/2306819436061868/