Oct 31, 2019

Witch on Purple (Shelly Tribbey and Meredith Willett)

Michelle's witch is lovely!  The canvas is by Shelly Tribbey and Michelle used a stitch guide written by Meredith Willett.  If you don't have a favorite shop to order the canvas for you, you can ask Meredith's shop (M's Canvashouse) to order for you when you ask about getting the stitch guide.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10157460085853766&set=pcb.2489733984437078&type=3&theater&ifg=1

Oct 30, 2019

Shop Til You Drop, Dead (Rebecca Wood and Sherry Bray)

Rebecca Wood shows off the Sherry Bray version of Rebecca's "Shop Til You Drop, Dead."
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1319014924924781&set=gm.2460067134070430&type=3&theater&ifg=1

Your favorite shop can order the canvas from Rebecca Wood while you can get Sherry's guide from her.

Oct 29, 2019

Poison Bottles (Kirk and Bradley with Lea A. Peacock)

Lea A. Peacock shows off her finished Rats Tails poison bottle (one of a series from Kirk and Bradley).  She wrote the guide for it and has guides for several other in the series.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/NeedlepointNation/permalink/2542315535845589/

Contact Lea via her Facebook page to ask about getting one of her guides.



Oct 28, 2019

Hearts (JP Needlepoint and Needleworks)

Juli Poitras shows off one of her Hearts canvases, beautifully stitched by Needleworks in Birmingham, Michigan.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/NeedlepointNation/permalink/2460019794075164/

Contact the shop for their stitch guide.
http://eneedleworks.com

Oct 27, 2019

Pumpkin Trio with Spider (Meredith Collection and Laura Taylor)

Laura Taylor has just announced her latest stitch guide—for the fun "Pumpkin Trio with Spider." The canvas is from The Meredith Collection. Contact Laura to find out where to get her guide.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/NeedlepointNation/permalink/2436703743073436/

Oct 26, 2019

Librarian Owl (Zecca and Robin King)

Zecca's "Librarian Owl" is all finished!  Jan stitched it using Robin King's stitch guide.  The books were customized slightly by Jan.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2430003853895059&set=gm.2457932157617261&type=3&theater&ifg=1

Oct 22, 2019

Butt It's Halloween (Patti Mann and Nashville Needleworks)

The newest stitch guide from Nashville Needlepoints is this funny Patti Mann Halloween piece.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10215812896901163&set=gm.2438643016212842&type=3&theater&ifg=1

Contact the shop for the guide.  They can get the canvas for you, too, if you don't have a favorite shop to help.

Oct 21, 2019

Enriched Stitch Guides on Sale Through October 26

Enriched Stitch is putting their stitch guides on sale during October.  These are download files only, shipped to you as an email attachment.  More about the sale here.  I think you only have two days to download the link you are sent before it expires.
http://astheneedleturns.com/20-off-stitch-guides-in-online-store/

This is the link to their available stitch guides.
https://enrichedstitch.myshopify.com/collections/stitch-guides

The sale ends October 26.


Oct 20, 2019

New Guides from Whimsical Stitch

Mary Legallet has updated her Whimsical Stitch website with new guides and "concepts."
http://www.whimsicalstitch.com/brand-new?fbclid=IwAR24dXHh_JSri0MOTL1pI1QI7-qWRxA-SpvSiVw5jLULY1wENBdSlHrKqZw

Guides are for pieces Mary's actually stitched so there are photos of the stitched areas.  Concepts are for pieces she hasn't stitched but she has come up with a fun plan for you regardless.  Both guides and concepts have stitch diagrams to help you work through Mary's ideas.

Oct 18, 2019

Butterfly Santa (KS Designs and Danji Designs)

Here's the lovely Butterfly Santa from Katie of KS Designs. 

Dandi has the stitch guide available plus they distribute KS Designs, so have your favorite shop talk to them about ordering the canvas and guide for you.

Oct 16, 2019

Winter Sleep (Brenda Stofft and Ruth Schmuff)

Bedecked and Beadazzled just had Brenda Stofft in to teach her amazing dimensional fox piece, so Ruth Schmuff, the shop's owner, came up with an amazing stitch guide to go with the matching backdrop canvas.  It's called "Winter Sleep."  You can pick up the canvas, guide and kit from Bedecked and Beadazzled by following the links.
https://bedeckedandbeadazzled.com/2019/08/the-crescent-factory/


Oct 14, 2019

Under the Rainbow Thanksgiving Family (Barbara's Needlepoint)

Barbara's Needlepoint just showed off their Under the Rainbow Thanksgiving Family.  The shop has a stitch guide for the set, too.  Email the shop (barbarasneedlepoint@midconetwork.com) to order.
https://www.facebook.com/107558659287177/photos/pcb.2681351221907895/2681349725241378/?type=3&theater

Oct 12, 2019

Nativity Set (Rebecca Wood and Diana Bosworth)

This lovely Bethlehem canvas with Nativity set ornaments was created by Rebecca Wood and stitched by Pat using Diana Bosworth's stitch guide.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10215499720266430&set=p.10215499720266430&type=3&theater

You can pick up Diana's guide and the canvases if you don't have them already from The French Knot in Forth Worth.  Note that the shop website says the guides were by Paula Fehleisen.  I'm not sure which information is correct.
http://www.thefrenchknot.com/x-n-wood.htm



Oct 11, 2019

Designer Shopping Bags (Alice Peterson)

Gone Stitching just published their take on the Alice Peterson designer shopping bags canvas.
https://www.facebook.com/gonestitching/photos/a.10152971942636348/10157067245261348/?type=3&theater

I am told Barbara's Needlepoint also has a guide for this design although I haven't seen the finished model.  Nice to have choices.


Oct 10, 2019

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Oct 6, 2019

A Free Guide for the Reindeer (

The Enriched Stitch is doing a stitch-along for September using a reindeer ornament which should be available as a kit by the time this publishes.  It's really very clever, the stitches they chose!
http://astheneedleturns.com/september-stitch-along/

Oct 5, 2019

New Guides Coming from Little Bird Designs

Little Bird Designs has some wonderful small designs, and Michelle has been busy created stitch guides for a few of them.  Here's what to expect—
http://www.needlepointofnoreturn.com/so-many-stitch-guides-coming-soon/

If you aren't familiar with her work or you want to browse, here's the Little Bird website.
https://littlebirddesignsart.com