Thursday, May 26, 2011

The Real (Needlepointed) Pirates of the Caribbean

In case you saw the Pirates of the Caribbean 4 movie opening, you might like to see what Kathy Schenkel and Peacock Alley in Michigan did.  By the way, bookmark this shop and visit them on Facebook.  They are starting to be a force in the online NP shop world.

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Insights and the New

If you are a new needlepointer or returning to needlepoint after a few years, you will have faced the fact that there are charted, painted, hand painted and stitch painted designs.  What the heck is all that?!??!  Rittenhouse Explains All in this cogent article.

If you are looking for a totally new and different painted canvas, check out what the new design team at Needlepoint Etc. Hawaii has done!

Did you know that painted canvas designers send catalogue notebooks to the shops full of their latest designs?  The next time you visit a trunk show and don't see what you are looking for or you just can't find the perfect canvas in stock, ask your shop owner for a peek at them.  Squiggee tells us all about hers here-

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