In May this year I blogged about how to quickly stitch a challah cover by just stitching the center. Here is another idea, where I stitch a swath across the middle from end to end, and add material to the top and the bottom to fill it out. This reduced stitching time by about two thirds, […]
A while back, I posted about my Hebrew Stitch Charts, available online at JudaicaNeedlepoint.com. That page has attracted a good deal of traffic. The charts have been downloaded close to 2000 times since then. I was delighted to find this post by Faygie Fellig. where she describes how she used the charts to create a […]
Hebrew Alphabet Stitch Charts Judaica Needlepoint has made available a selection of my Hebrew Alphabet Stitch Charts at their website. There are twelve different typefaces to choose from, and each one comes in a range of sizes. Everyone should be able to find a font that works for their design. Best of all, these come […]
From chair seat to wall ornament. Check out this Frame-Up Job, where blogger LaxSuperMom spends less than $30 to reincarnate these needlepoints into a new existence on her walls.
Speaking of recycling old needlepoints, here is another interesting idea. Repurpose an old needlepointed project as super cool stitchy shoes! Like Aunt Peaches says, not bad for two bucks! Hat tip: Dollar Store Crafts Blog.
If you like needlepoint pillows, but don’t want to shell out hundreds of dollars for them, here is a great solution. Browse the web or local yard sales for stitched wall hangings, find one you like, and purchase for a buck or two. Bring it home, pop it out of the frame, and finish as […]
Ever since I’ve lost all my work to a computer failure way back in the 1990’s, I’ve been careful about backing up my files. It is a pain to remember to do this; it’s much better to get an automated solution that just backs up your files without you having to think about it. Over […]
Will security allow you to bring your needlepoint project on to an airplane? The TSA states the following ruleÂ for Transporting Knitting Needles & Needlepoint on their website: Knitting needles areÂ permitted in your carry-on baggage or checked baggage. Items needed to pursue a Needlepoint project are permitted in your carry-on baggage or checked baggage with the […]
In my article The Needlepoint Beginner – How Do I Start Stitching, I touched briefly on the subject of using needlepoint frames. I recently had the opportunity to read Brenda Stimpson’s article Should I Use a Needlepoint Frame? over at EZine Articles, so I thought I would expand a bit on the topic. A needlepoint […]
I published this article ages ago, but I never mentioned it on the blog. So here it is. Be sure to let me know what you think, and better yet, add in some even neater ideas if you have any!