February 4th is National Homemade Soup Day

Do you ever cook homemade soup?  A pot of simmering soup is more than just soup. It is comfort food that evokes memories of cherished family time.  Even the aroma of certain soups evoke memories.  Chicken soup smells like Passover, a vegetable soup cooking smells like snow is in the air.  A creamy soup means someone’s putting […]

Penguin Awareness Day is January 20th

25% off all PENGUIN needlepoint canvases in honor of Penguin Awareness Day! Have you seen the documentary March of the Penguins? It is a must see.  It vividly describes the devotion both penguin parents have to their babies.  Another lesson learned is the power of unity.  In the extreme harsh winters in the Antarctic, penguins stand snuggled […]

January 15, 2016 is National Strawberry Ice Cream Day

January 15 is National Strawberry Ice Cream Day! According to www.punchbowl.com: The ice cream we know and love today evolved from ancient flavored ices. As early as 3000 BC, people in China served their guests sweet juices mixed with ice or snow. While fruity ice cream flavors are still popular today, vanilla and chocolate are the clear […]

The Youngest Needlepoint Designer Award Goes to Shauly

My seven year old son, Shauly, designed this canvas today.  He was deeply engrossed in artwork when I happened to notice.  “What are you drawing?” I curiously inquired.  “I’m making a needlepoint for you.  It’s called Fireworks.”   I complimented him and told him I’ll post it here. Now he wants to know if any […]

My Design is Featured in Needlepoint Now Magazine

I designed and stitched a decorative pillow for my daughter Leah.  It’s fluffy and feminine, and most of all, fun to stitch! I submitted an article about it to Needlepoint Now magazine, and it was published in the current issue. The stitches are simple, and the article explains how to stitch a name needlepoint on […]

My Nephew’s Bar Mitzvah Gift: Needlepoint

This is my nephew’s gorgeous tefillin bag.  He celebrated his Bar Mitzvah a few months ago.  He visited our website, Judaica Needlepoint, and chose a design he liked.  His maternal grandmother offered to stitch it for him.  We supplied the canvas and threads as a birthday gift.  Mazal Tov! Keep us proud!