Nov 29, 2019

Turkey Blessings (Tapestry Fair and Julie Elder)

Tapestry Fair shows off this wonderful Thanksgiving turkey design from Debbie Taylor-Kerman of Tapestry Fair.  The stitch guide was written by Julie Elder of Family Arts.
http://tapestryfair.blogspot.com/2019/11/happy-thanksgiving.html

Note that Tapestry Fair thinks there is a Robin King stitch guide for this although it's not listed on Robin's blog yet.  If you are a fan of Robin's style, ask her about it.

Nov 28, 2019

Stitch Guides (and Website) from Margaret Bendig

Margaret Bendig is better known for her teaching pieces and charts than her stitch guides, but her new website shows off all the facets of her teaching skills.  The stitch guide section is blank right now but this is a new website and it will take time to fully populate it.
http://www.margaretbendigdesigns.com/home.html


Witch with Polka Dot Hat (Shelly Tribbey and Margaret Bendig)

Laurie's witch in the polka dot hat is back from the finisher. The canvas is a Shelly Tribbey design, and the stitch guide is by Margaret Bendig.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/NeedlepointNation/permalink/2500184373392039/


Nov 26, 2019

Elephants and Tree SC-X041 (Scott Church and Pat Miller)

Pat's finished her Elephants with Christmas Tree from Scott Church/CBK.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/NeedlepointNation/permalink/2499405770136566/

You can get the guide from Pat herself and your favorite shop can order the canvas from CBK.

Nov 22, 2019

New Guides (and one's free!) from Amy Bunger UPDATED

The latest shop e-newsletter is available from Amy Bunger.  Inside you'll find all sorts of fun things, including a free stitch guide for the Vallerie Needlepoint Gallery "Don't Drink and Prime" ornament; as well as new guides from Amy or Lori Carter for the Shelly Tribbey Peace Nativity set, Raymond Crawford's Missouri travel star, Melissa Shirley's individual Christmas Row Houses, the Snow Parade from Susan Roberts, and Zecca's Long Gator.
https://www.amysgoldenstrand.com/uploads/7/2/3/6/72364657/1019.pdf

Have fun exploring Amy's world!

UPDATE:  The November-December 2019 newsletter is out, with more guides by Amy.  Check her website to see the latest available.  The one for Alice Peterson's "Santa in Plaid Suit" ornament is free, spelled out with stitch diagrams right there in the newsletter.  Amy has guides for four of these Alice Peterson Santa-themed ornaments.  You can buy the others from the stitch guide section of her website.
https://www.amysgoldenstrand.com/uploads/7/2/3/6/72364657/1219.pdf

Nov 20, 2019

Pink Bouquet (A Poore Girl Paints and Patti Filshie Hoffman)

Bobbie shows off her "Pink Bouquet."  The canvas can be ordered by your favorite shop from A Poore Girl Paints and you can get the stitch guide from Patti Hoffman who will order the canvas through her shop if you don't have a favorite shop to help with ordering.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2643066679077554&set=gm.2477716238972186&type=3&theater

Nov 18, 2019

Nov 16, 2019

Bouquet by the Bay (Love You More and Ruth Schmuff)

Ruth Schmuff of Bedecked and Beadazzled shows off her latest stitch guide for "Bouquet by the Bay." The canvas is from Love You More.  You can pick it up and the guide (and threads if you like) at Ruth's shop.
https://bedeckedandbeadazzled.com/2019/09/bouquet-by-the-bay/

Nov 14, 2019

Limp on a Limb (Charley Harper and Leona Cole)

Leona has just finished her model of Charley Harper's "Limp on a Limb."  The design can be ordered by your favorite shop from the Meredith Collection.  The guide is available from Leona directly.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2362651553788809&set=gm.2473067666103710&type=3&theater&ifg=1


Nov 12, 2019

New Designs with Guides by Alice Peterson

Cathy is posting closeups of new designs that come with stitch guides on Facebook.  Your favorite shop can order the canvas and guide from Alice Peterson for you.  Here's "Did I Just Roll My Eyes Out Loud?" with stitching by Elaine Aidonidis.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2441100042633235&set=a.379118382164755&type=3&theater

Here is "Boys Books."  Stitch guide writer Cindy Salzman from Cindy's Needle Art.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2441098535966719&set=a.379118382164755&type=3&theater


Nov 8, 2019

New Guides from Cynthia Thomas

Cynthia Thomas has two new guides available.  "Hot Wheels Bunny" is a Tapestry Fair canvas.  The guide for it is available from Cynthia.  "Cats with Glasses" is a Shelly Tribbey design.  The guide is available from Shelly when your favorite shop orders the canvas from her.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/NeedlepointNation/permalink/2467802569963553/

Nov 4, 2019

Autumn Time (Rebecca Wood and Sherry Bray)

Rebecca Wood shows off her "Autumn Time," beautifully stitched by Sherry Bray.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1319016701591270&set=gm.2460071327403344&type=3&theater&ifg=1

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

Nov 2, 2019

Tribal Mask Giraffe (Timothy Chapman and Ruth Schmuff) UPDATED

Ruth Schmuff proudly shows off the finished "Tribal Mask Giraffe" done in a class in Ruth's shop, Bedecked and Beadazzled.  
https://bedeckedandbeadazzled.com/2019/10/that-was-quick/

Your favorite shop can order the canvas from Tapestry Fair and you can get the guide from Ruth's shop.  Just follow the links in the article.

UPDATE:  Tony Minieri has done a stitch guide for this design, too.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10211694023985924&set=gm.2621626051247870&type=3&theater

Tis the Season (Sandra Gilmore and Tony Minieri)

Ginger's "Tis the Season" interior is a Sandra Gilmore canvas from Fleur de Paris.  She used Tony Minieri's stitch guide.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10212367408694855&set=gm.2458260200917790&type=3&theater&ifg=1