Saturday, August 27, 2016

ANG Seminar Reports

Lots of folks are in New Orleans for the American Needlepoint Guild's 2016 Seminar. Here's a round-up of various reports.

Catherine Jordan is teaching and has posted some snapshots on her Facebook page.
https://www.facebook.com/catherine.jordan.566?hc_ref=NEWSFEED

Melita is there and blogging.
https://melitastitches4fun.wordpress.com/2016/08/26/ang-seminar-2016-new-orleans/

The local papers are taking notice of the influx of needlepoint fans.
http://www.theadvocate.com/new_orleans/entertainment_life/home_garden/article_55423f9a-6b09-11e6-a14c-eb976c0eb6a8.html

ANG isn't posting photos yet but hopefully they will soon.  Meanwhile, here's a bit about this year's fun.
http://www.needlepoint.org/Seminar-16/index.php

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© Copyright August 27, 2016 Jane M. Wood. All rights reserved.

ANG's Online Auction Starts Tomorrow

In order to participate in ANG's online auction, you have to register online. All the details are here.
https://ang.afrogs.org/#/index

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and at http://chstitchguides.blogspot.com
© Copyright August 2, 2016 Jane M. Wood. All rights reserved.

Do You Want Fringe or a Boxed Edge with That?

Nimble Needle in New Jersey shows off the finishing of their customers' work in this lovely posting. There is a lot to see and enjoy but take special notice of the Pippin Halloween witch hat  and shoes pillows at the top and bottom.  The finishing styles are very different and give a different finished look to the same sort of designs.  Finishing options are limitless and they really do make a piece.
http://nimbleneedlenj.com/finished-items/

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and at http://chstitchguides.blogspot.com
© Copyright July 26, 2016 Jane M. Wood. All rights reserved.

Friday, August 26, 2016

KC Needlepoint: A Profile

Thanks to Pat, I have this profile of KC Needlepoint by the Kansas City Star to share with you today.  There's a fun video that shows some of the shop and there is also a series of photos you can see by clicking on the arrows under the video.
http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article97331467.html

The shop has a website where you can see their 12 Days of KC canvases, and much more.  Have fun exploring!
https://www.kcneedlepoint.com

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and at http://chstitchguides.blogspot.com
© Copyright August 24, 2016 Jane M. Wood. All rights reserved.

Glass Eyes

Thanks to Barbara's mentioning this on Facebook, I have a source for all sorts of glass eyes.
http://www.glasseyesonline.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=55&zenid=72576bd2e2c2f0b9d0dbe6280fbcd3ed

They come in all sizes and a variety of styles.  Some have straight wire backs, some have wire loops, some are flat backed to glue in position.  If you want an eye for your current piece, this is a good place to shop if you don't have a big box crafts store close by.

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and at http://chstitchguides.blogspot.com
© Copyright July 25, 2016 Jane M. Wood. All rights reserved.