roberts_50crosses_smJanet M. Perry of Nuts About Needlepoint is starting a long-term needlepoint project that is interesting and stash-busting. She is using the book shown here as the basis for her project. She is inviting you to join in on her …

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J2V5-village-courtyard-websiteJanet M. Perry is starting a new class soon in which she will be teaching 25 Needlepoint stitches. These stitches aren’t just any old stitches, they are ones that are suitable for use when you are stitching scenes with buildings. …

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full stitch patternIf you have been wondering how to keep your edges neat and clean when you are working on needlepoint projects, well over at Creative Stitch Joni Stevenson has some great tips on how to do just that. She is a …

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stripeytreeOver at Nuts About Needlepoint, Janet M. Perry is showing off how to create a stripey Christmas tree using two common Needlepoint stitches. She also provides a tutorial for the Smyrna Crosses on the post and will have tutorial for …

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travel threads front comparisonJoni of Creative Stitch has a great post about hiding traveling threads when doing needlepoint. This is definitely something you should check out. Especially if you have had this problem in the past or if you have avoided projects that …

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left-side-medaillon-72Learn how to create this lovely hatband design using Scotch Stitch. It was inspired by the early 20th century Modernist Scottish designs of the Glasgow Four. You could also create a camera strap or belt using the same principle. The …

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There are several different methods for creating layers in needlepoint. These include using color, different types of stitches, and actually layering stitches. Janet M. Perry of Nuts About Needlepoint discusses this topic in her recent blog post and she goes …

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main-120Over at Nuts About Needlepoint Janet has been posting some tips and topics from the archives and this one caught my eye because I had never considered it. She suggests that if you are looking for an unusual way to …

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blog-pics-001Baltimore Needleworks recently posted about the best stitches for beards. She suggests that these be used for Santas, but you could also use them if you are stitching up an homage to Uncle Si from Duck Dynasty. Among the stitches …

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a727e99f4ae4cae92581f89a855dbaa6Are you confused and distracted when it comes to choosing background stitches for Needlepoint? Well Janet M. Perry of Nuts About Needlepoint has help for you! Her next class starts on October 5, 2013 and it is available to everyone …

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artichoke2All Things Needlepoint is announcing a new way to save and to increase your collection of needlepoint canvases. Become a member of their “Stitch a Garden Club” and choose from a wide selection of florals and other botanical canvases. The …

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gardening_MC900150103_with gridMy mom and step-dad have a lovely garden this year. It is so nice to be able to go out and pick a fresh tomato or pepper and enjoy the taste of it. Yum. Star of Star’s Needlework Art shares …

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photo I don’t wear belts to much, but I am always attracted to needlepoint belts for some reason – go figure. I like the long skinny shapes. So, this finishing idea I saw on Chapel Hill Needlepoint’s blog really stood out …

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If you think needlepoint is just for chair seats and throw pillows, check out these new belt designs from NeedlePaint.com! Seth Berman of NeedlePaint says,

We’ve been creating lots of needlepoint belt designs the last 4 months, ever since I

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Orna Willis has updated her Adorn Etsy shop with kits for several new needlepoint cuffs and lockets. The richness of the colors, threads, and stitches make Orna’s designs irresistible to make and to wear. Go to her online shop.…

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