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Jan 23, 2015

David Strikes Again

Carol just posted photographs of two pieces she stitched using David McCaskill stitch guides on Facebook, so I thought I'd share the links to show off David's wonderful guides and her stitching.  The first is a Zecca peacock...
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10205570935693965&set=pcb.798302886913538&type=1&relevant_count=2

...and the second is one of Georg James' florals.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10205570935853969&set=pcb.798302886913538&type=1&permPage=1

If you are interested in David's guides, contact him through Needle Nook of La Jolla.
http://www.needlenook.com

Jan 17, 2015

The New Hobby (Maggie and Robin King)

Vicki has posted a great photo on Facebook of her finished "The New Hobby" which is a Maggie canvas she stitched using a Robin King guide.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10200196676475785&set=gm.795848033825690&type=1&theater

The guide is available now from Robin, just in case you want her by your side as you stitch this very funny canvas.
http://needlepointstudyhall.blogspot.com/p/stitch-guides-by-robin-king.html

Jan 13, 2015

Patricia Sone's Work to Admire UPDATED

I've just discovered that not only does Patricia Sone have a Facebook page listing her work, she has a blog!
http://patriciasone.blogspot.com/p/blog-page.html

It's a work-in-progress, so not everything is in place yet.  For now, if you see a guide or class project you are interested in, contact Patricia via Facebook.
https://www.facebook.com/patricia.sone.98?fref=ts

UPDATE:  Melissa Shirley has announced two new Patricia Sone guides for her canvases--Yellow Bird House...
https://www.facebook.com/370199729251/photos/pcb.10153046709004252/10153046707849252/?type=1&theater

https://www.facebook.com/370199729251/photos/pcb.10153046709004252/10153046706999252/?type=1&theater

...and Gardening Bunny, which is a Mary Lake-Thompson design Melissa distributes.
https://www.facebook.com/370199729251/photos/pcb.10153046709004252/10153046708219252/?type=1&theater

Jan 10, 2015

Guess What? UPDATED

Sultry Outback 6301 from Leigh Designs' Jungle Heat Series
Guess what my next model and stitch guide for Leigh Designs will be?

You only get one guess.  LOL
http://www.leighdesigns.com/Grp630x.html

UPDATE:  Pat's going to stitch "Fiery Brazil."  Let the fun begin!
http://needleartnut.blogspot.com/2015/01/another-fabulous-design.html

If you want to watch Pat blog-stitch her Fiery flowers, click Newer Post at the bottom of this one and read along as she stitches.

Jan 8, 2015

A New Voice from Owl Stitchery UPDATED AGAIN

Mary's Christmas Tree


There's a new stitch guide writer in town--Mary Waldesmith of Owl Stitchery. Newly retired, Mary has started a website and blog featuring her guides.  Visit her website to contact Mary about writing a guide for your canvas.
http://owlstitchery.com

Visit Mary's blog to see the guides she's done. The featured canvas is the new Holiday House from Needle Deeva that I posted about yesterday under the TNNA news tab, but Mary's also stitched the Fall Hearts series from Needle Deeva.  Use the tabs at the top of the page for the eye candy.
http://owlstitchery.blogspot.com

By the way, Mary also teaches Zentangle. Her abstract silver and gold Christmas tree design (pictured above) will be available to EGA members soon.  Keep your fingers crossed that ANG also uses this as a chapter project!

UPDATE:  Mary is creating a guide for Needle Deeva's Holiday House stocking.  Just in case you want more Holiday House than just the smaller piece she's guided.
http://owlstitchery.blogspot.com/2015/01/needledeeva-christmas-stocking-with.html

UPDATE #2:  Mary's added photos of models she's stitched and created stitch guides for to her blog.  Click on either Owls or Stitched Canvases to see them all.
http://owlstitchery.blogspot.com/2015/01/stitched-canvases-owls-and-others.html