“Don’t make any funny moves. Just fill the bag with all of your 13 count canvases and nobody gets hurt.” Check out the Needlepoint Bandit.
Encouragingly, the news is carrying stories that contain leading indicators of an upwards trend in needlepoint. Here is a story about Ten Home Trends for 2010 that says needlework is getting preppy again: We’ve heard “This ain’t your grandma’s…” A new buzz phrase just might be “That’s so granny.” Patricia Shackelford of Kansas City, author […]
I started working on Yarmulka canvases. These are 6.5 inch skullcaps (that seems to be a popular size) and they can be enlarged to 7 inches or reduced to 6 inches, by request. Here is the first one, a flowery sort of bluey thing: Oh, and with a Star of David right in the center. […]
Poor families in Pakistan are supporting education initiatives by creating needlepoint pieces and sending them over to the U.S.A. for sale. “To make the schools self-supporting, the women also have been learning for the first time to create needlepoint and embroidered pieces that they could sell profitably in the United States, with its higher currency […]