Tag Archive: New Products!

New Needlepoint Enhancement Class Now Open

How many times have you said to yourself “I wish I could ask a question about this canvas?” Or how many times have you thought about taking an in-person canvas enhancement class but stopped because it was too far away, or too expensive? How often have you been perplexed with a canvas you’re working on […]

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New Colors from Dinky Dyes

Originally posted 2012-10-20 06:43:22. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI simply love Dinky Dyes hand-dyed silk threads. They are wonderfully soft, something that doesn’t happen often with silk threads. The colors are also fantastic. Most of them are semi-solid, i.e. shades of a single color, although there are some multi-color shades. Best of all the color […]

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Two New Pattern Darning Books

This spring two new pattern darning books came out. They cover a wonderful, if not well-known, technique. They are both great, but each has a different focus. In this dual review I’ll start out by talking about pattern darning, then review each book. At the end I’ll give you the details about the books. What […]

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Needlepoint Stitch Guides Now Available

Originally posted 2010-05-26 07:48:34. Republished by Blog Post Promoter You are probably a stitcher like while I often like the challenge of picking my own stitiches and threads, sometimes I want the relaxing pastime of stitching from a stitch guide. …

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Summer School: Five New Learn-To Kits from Purl Soho!

It’s time for summer school! Not the big-bummer kind of summer school, the other kind……

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New Three-strand Wool for Needlepoint – Anahera

Originally posted 2012-12-10 07:17:51. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThree-strand wool for needlepoint has been lacking in the stitcher’s world since Paternayan became unavailable. Fleur de Paris is now importing a new wool from New Zealand called Anahera. Currently it come ins less than 40 colors. New colors have been announced that will bring that number […]

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Upcoming Products from Kreinik

Originally posted 2012-01-06 07:09:52. Republished by Blog Post PromoterWith the Winter Needlework Market happening in a couple of weeks, designers and thread manufacturers are giving sneak peeks at the new products that will be appearing at the show. Today we’ll look at what Kreinik is introducing for stitchers Their lovely bead-like Facets and Petite Facets […]

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Needlepoint for Artists and Cat People

You’re a needlepointer, right? That makes you an artist, even if you don’t think you are one. You like cats, right? If Darcy and Bingley were awake instead of asleep they would vigorously agree in my case. THen MAP Designs new line of artistic cats is perfect for you. This talented company, run by two […]

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Linen Grid: Purl Soho’s First Fabric Collection!

Please welcome Linen Grid, Purl Soho’s first original fabric collection! Linen Grid is our dream…

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Thread News from TNNA

Originally posted 2011-01-09 07:40:24. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI am more excited than I can say about Rainbow Gallery’s new thread, Shaded Very Velvet. This space-dyed thread is simply fantastic and I used up every scrap of the samples I got. And I have had to sit on my hands and not tell you about […]

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More New Needlepoint Products in Canvas, Charts & Kits

Originally posted 2010-01-11 07:55:58. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThere’s always so much great needlepoint coming out at the TNNA market, it’s like needlepoint heaven. On Saturday I shared thread news. Yesterday you heard about some of the great new canvases, today there is more to hear about. Amanda Lawford has some lovely new florals, a […]

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New Needlepoint & Books at TNNA Summer 2015

Do you ever notice that once somebody starts talking or writing about a subject, it seems like everybody starts talking about it? It could be cupcakes, or zombies, or even the color of the year, but suddenly you see it all around you. For needlepoint embellishment has been this thing. Now, thanks to two new […]

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More Great Needlepoint Canvases at 2015 Summer TNNA

I keep seeing more and more good stuff from TNNA. Here’s part 3 of the Round-up. Remember it’s just a selection, you’ll find more in these posts: May 2015 New Products, Part 1 May 2015 New Products, Part 2 TNNA Round-up, Part 1 TNNA Round-up, Part 2 Barbara Bergsten’s “Lily” shifts are inspired by Lily […]

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Summer 2015 TNNA Round-up

More news from TNNA and other needlepoint designers today and tomorrow. In Monday’s post I mentioned that I thought Rogue had new flag ovals as well as the globe rounds. I just got confirmation that they do. The ovals are 4.25″ x 2.5″ so they will fit in well with either size of globe. Any […]

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Summer TNNA 2015 Round-up

While the Winter Market is more important for needlepoint, there’s still plenty of great new products from last weekend’d TNNA Needlework Market. I’ll be covering the show in posts today, Wednesday, and Thursday. The show coverage will finish up Monday with a special post. A new company, Greg’s Turn, makes hand-turned tools on a lathe. […]

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One Stop Needlepoint Kits – Product Review

I don’t think my expectations were too high. If a manufacturer loudly proclaims themselves to have “needlepoint you can stitch and finish yourself,” you as the purchaser have a reasonable expectation that you will be able to do that. But if you buy a kit from One Stop Needlepoint those expectations are far too high. […]

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New Needlepoint Products May 2015

In this second part of our pre-market round-up of new products, you’re sure to find some must-have items. Wellesley Needlepoint and Kathy Schenkel have teamed up for a great series that will make Red Sox lovers rejoice. Six figures, including a hot dog vendor with his cart, make up this set. There is a Fenway […]

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May 2015 New Products

With the next TNNA market coming up in less than two weeks, there will be lots of new products coming out. Today and tomorrow I thought I’d give you a peek at some of them. JulieMar has several delightful new designs from the artist Kamala. One is a series of fashionable purses with either puppies […]

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Eye Candy’s Fairy Tale Needlepoint

Originally posted 2012-06-15 06:59:10. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Thanks to Ruth Schmuff we have a delightful sneak peek at the lovely Fairy Tale canvases coming out from EyeCandy this month. Your LNS will be able to see and order them at the TNNA show next weekend. The first one is the one I had […]

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Alabama Studio Sewing Patterns: Book Review and Giveaway!

Natalie Chanin’s latest book, Alabama Studio Sewing Patterns, brings her famous attention to detail to…

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