Friday, December 2, 2022

Tinsel Tree Freebie!

It's time for a new Freebie charted design to celebrate the holiday season!  I hope this little tree will remind you of old fashioned trees strung with shiny metal tinsel and decorated with big Shiny-Brite ornaments.  

You can download the chart for this design for free from my website, just click HERE.  You'll find the thread and bead key on the chart, and here are the particulars about how I stitched mine:

I used an 18 count canvas, the color is white opalescent.  The threads are all stitched with 1 strand.  This tree is made up of individual branch-shaped motifs.  The chart is for tree a bit smaller than my model in the photo, so that it is easier to read.  To make a tree as large as mine, (approx. 4" x 4") continue to add rows of branch stitches until your tree is 12 branch stitches wide along the bottom. Your darker thread is for the small "fill-in" stitches in between the branches.  The tree trunk is centered on the bottom row. 

The sequins and beads are all attached with a 15mm silver color seed bead, and they should be attached after all the stitching has been completed, using your preferred beading thread.  The star at the top is a layer of the star sequin, a red sequin, a silver sequin and a bead.  On the tree, the red dot is a red sequin layered with a silver sequin and a bead.  The grey dot is a single silver sequin and a bead.  The gray rectangle is a bugle bead that is attached in between some branches.  

Be sure to refer to the photo as well as the chart while stitching, and do email me if you have any questions.  Have a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday Season! 


Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Trunk Show at Keep Me in Needlepoint!

My Trunk Show has arrived at Keep Me In Needlepoint in Nesconset, NY and will be there for the month of December, hope you can stop in and check it out.  If not, give them a call at 631 724 1440 if you are looking for something special! 



Saturday, November 26, 2022

Funky Pumpkins Club!

Did you know you can sign up for "Funky Pumpkins" online? Click HERE to go directly to the sign up page at The Needlepointer!
















Friday, November 18, 2022

Mini Bauble Club Sign Up Is Underway!

You can now sign up for my newest club series, Mini Brilliant Baubles, which starts shipping next March! To sign up online, click HERE.

Take a look at the 12 cute ornament kits in this series:
















Friday, November 11, 2022

News and Updates

I've updated my latest Freebie design from Halloween to Autumn by swapping out the buttons!  For the free chart, click HERE.
I wrote about this design on the blog last month, you can find that by clicking HERE.

The EyeCandy Trunk Show is at Labors of Love in Atlanta this month, check out their terrific video by clicking HERE.