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18 Mesh Canvas ......?

Love this little canvas but 18 mesh is really tough to do. Especially the dark colors. I have had to frog and redo a few rows already. 89 more words

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Rita's Needlepoint Store, Manhattan

I had to leave my New Jersey home to take care of some banking business for  a family member. I had to go to a bank on Lexington Avenue and guess what, one block down and across the street there is a needlepoint store. 106 more words

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Thirty Year Old Needlepoint

This is one of the first needlepoints that I completed. I had it framed but there is no glass covering it since I was told that the glass would cause the fiber to disintegrate sooner. 55 more words

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My First Handpainted Canvas

Well it’s far from perfect but this is my first attempt at hand painting a canvas. The drawing is kind of crude but I figure once it is covered with thread it won’t look too bad. 67 more words

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Next Needlepoint Project

Some configuration of these pictures will be the basis of my next needlepoint. It will be a gift for a friend that has a special relationship with butterflies and loves the color blue. 26 more words

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Refresher Course

Wow! I’ve forgotten lots of stitches and there are even more that I don’t even know. While I work on ideas, I will continue to practice.

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Needlepoint Yarn

There weren’t lots of needlepoint yarn choices when I began to stitch but now there are lots of lovely choices. Yarns can be wool, cotton or silk and the color choices can be staggering. 75 more words

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