25% off all pear and dessert canvases in honor of National Pears Helene Day. From www.nationaldaycalendar.com: March 15th is National Pears Hélène Day. This food holiday is about the delicious smooth french dessert combining warm poached pears, vanilla ice ream and chocolate sauce. Pears Helene is a dessert made from pears poached in sugar syrup and served with vanilla ice […]
25% off all Floral Design needlepoint canvases (that’s a lot of canvases) in honor of this fragrant flowery day. From www.nationaldaycalendar.com: National Floral Design Day is observed annually on February 28th. For thousands of years, floral design has been an important cultural art form. This is the day we celebrate that art form. It may be in […]
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 […]
This is the “No Smoking” sign in my doctor’s office. It was hanging near the front entrance. When I asked permission to photograph it, the office staff was fine with it. However they are not familiar with the original “Ellen” who stitched this nice piece. Ellen, if you are reading this blog, I love your work! […]
In the course of traveling the world, one may come across abandoned artwork. My daughter took this picture of one such lonely masterpiece while touring the ancient city of Safed, Israel. It is a framed floral piece, forgotten in a desolate corner of a dusty stairwell. Whose were the skilled hands that stitched this piece? Which […]
We just updated our gallery with over forty new stitched samples. If you’re the type to ooh and ah over beautiful finished needlepoints, please visit our gallery. Enjoy!
So there’s this dress that broke the internet with a debate. Most see it as blue and black while others view it as white and gold. Aha, a controversy. This sounds familiar… When I create a new needlepoint design and match colors… well, let’s just say that people see things differently. For example, DMC […]
Wanted: a needle swift enough to sew this poem into a blanket. ~Charles Simic Have you ever read a blog in rhyme? I’d expect bloggers to try it sometime But my search on google did produce Nothing but some lame excuse. Blogs thrive in the comfort of prose A rhyme is confining like pantyhose […]
Pepita Needlepoint just added three new backgammon board canvases to their already wide selection of unique needlepoint designs. The boards, when finished, will measure 15.5 inches by 12 inches. The triangles are just large enough to accommodate a full set of checkers, so these can be used for actual game play. Three designs were added […]
This is my newest needlepoint creation, Oven Mitt. I will be updating this post with details, I just wanted to get this up on the site.