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Happy Friday!

Below are some of the fun projects we finished last week, really some remarkable dogs and more!

First, a few reviews before we get to the pics:

“I’ve just received my beautiful canvas, thank you so much!” Beth 2015-01-15

“Hurray canvas has just arrived , looks great and I can now relax before the birthday lunch next week! Thank you so much!”  Tiggy 2015-01-23

Onto the fun custom needlepoint kits that we make!  www.NeedlePaint.com

Cute Dog Needlepoint Kits

Cute Dog Needlepoint Kits

Beagles and other Dog Needlepoint Kits

Beagles and other Dog Needlepoint Kits

Landscape and Home Needlepoint Kits

Landscape and Home Needlepoint Kits

Wedding Needlepoint Kits

Wedding Needlepoint Kits

Colorful Belt Needlepoint Kits

Colorful Belt Needlepoint Kits

 

Ole Miss and Sporting Needlepoint Belt Kits

Ole Miss and Sporting Needlepoint Belt Kits

 

 

 

 

The beauty of needlepoint pillows is still second to none.

We just finished some new projects and the pictures speak for themselves.

These are hand crafted needlepoint pillows that were designed on our website using the custom needlepoint pillow designer!

You can make needlepoint pillow previews for free, and if you are intersted in placing an order feel free to get in touch with any questions about what we can do to assist!  We’re here to help.

All of our pillows are also available as DIY needlepoint kits.

Custom Australian Shepherd Needlepoint Pillows

Custom Australian Shepherd Needlepoint Pillows

Photo Needlepoint Pillow

Photo Needlepoint Pillow

Jackson Hole Needlepoint Pillow

Jackson Hole Needlepoint Pillow

Cool Dog and Kid Needlepoint Pillows

Cool Dog and Kid Needlepoint Pillows

 

 

 

Happy Monday!

Here are some of the projects we finished last week, the dog needlepoint canvases came really came out well!

You can create your own needlepoint preview on our website for free!  www.NeedlePaint.com

Cute Dog Needlepoint Canvases

Cute Dog Needlepoint Canvases

Dog in Grass Needlepoint Kit

Dog in Grass Needlepoint Kit

Personalized Needlepoint Stocking and Ring Bearer Needlepoint Canvases

Personalized Needlepoint Stocking and Ring Bearer Needlepoint Canvases

School Crest Needlepoint Canvas

School Crest Needlepoint Canvas

Needlepoint Portriat from Photo

Needlepoint Portriat from Photo

 

Custom Belt Needlepoint Canvases

Custom Belt Needlepoint Canvases

 

 

 

 

Last Christmas we had a project for a customer who was thinking ahead and came up with some amazing retro needlepoint christmas stocking designs for his family.  I’m jealous!  Thanks for sharing Matt!

Cool Needlepoint Christmas Stockings

Cool Needlepoint Christmas Stockings

Next up is a dog that Ronda stitched.  It is a gift and in her words,  “They absolutely LOVED it.”, the rest of her review is on yesterday’s blog post.

Custom Dog Needlepoint Pillow

Custom Dog Needlepoint Pillow

This wedding ring bearer pillow was stiched by a friends mom for their daughter’s wedding.  See if you can spot their cat that is hiding in the design.  Thanks for sharing Debby!

Custom Needlepoint Wedding Ring Bearer Pillow

Custom Needlepoint Wedding Ring Bearer Pillow

Last image for this post is one of our custom needlepoint belt canvases. Nice work Halie!

DSM Life Treasures Belt

DSM Life Treasures Belt

 

We love to post about what we make here at NeedlePaint, and love even more when our projects get to their recipeients and they tell us about it!

Here is some of the recent feedback we’ve recieved:  (New belt photos are below)

“So the secret is finally out! I was able to give my boyfriend his belt for Christmas and he loved it! He keeps referring to it as his “prized possession”! He also wants to know when I’m making him another one! … I think it turned out pretty good for my first needlepoint project! Thanks again for all your help!”  Halie 2015-01-13

“I ordered two NeedlePaint belts for my sons this Christmas.  They are in a word:  AWESOME!”.  Quality construction, and incredible attention to detail. They arrived right on time as promised.  This is a gift they will enjoy for years and years!  I highly recommend NeedlePaint.  You won’t be disappointed.  Thanks and happy holidays to everyone at NeedlePaint.  Paul B.  Rockville, MD”  Paul – 2014-12-24

“The belt is amazing. Thank you so much, I will be sure to recommend you guys anytime anyone wants a custom needlepoint.” Cale 2014-12-29

“Thank you very much for the needlepoint canvas. It was a BIG success – my daughter loved it!”  Cindy 2014-12-27

“The belt looked amazing and my boyfriend LOVES it! Thank you for all of your help.”  Morgan 2015-01-08

“On Christmas Eve my Dad told me, ” You gave this belt to me a 365 days ago; I’ve probably worn it 350 days and gotten 300 compliments on it.” It is just the most meaningful gift.”  Kathryn 2014-12-31

“The golf belt canvas arrived today, and it looks just great!”  Sherry 2015-01-03

“Happy New Year. My girlfriend loved the canvas. She has shown it off dozens of times over the holidays.” Tom 2015-01-02

“Below is a picture of the Annie pillow. I just got it back toddy; their anniversary is tomorrow. I am delighted with the way it turned out. Thank you again for your help.” Ronda 2015-01-06   (I will post the picture of her pillow in a seperate blog post tomorrow!)

Onto the fun stuff, new needlepoint belts!  

Lake Tahoe Needlepoint Belt

Lake Tahoe Needlepoint Belt (Avaliable in our shop)

Custom Sports Needlepoint Belts

Custom Sports Needlepoint Belts (UGA Campus Design is on Right)

Personalized Needlepoint Belts

Personalized Needlepoint Belts

 

 

 

When the weather is cold outside and we’re stuck inside, what a great time to get some needlepoint done!

This week we’ve got a lot of custom portriats, which are needlepoint canvases from photos.

If you don’t follow our blog or know about NeedlePaint.com and our specialized process for making a needlepoint canvas from a photo, below is why we think our canvases are superior. (For those of you who have ordered from us in the past, you can skip to the pictures below!)

The key to what we do is in the colors.  Our website takes your picture and matches the colors to acutal yarn colors.  When it does this, it account for each and every stitch, so you’ll not only get a canvas with the design on it, but you’ll also get a color chart that tells you all the colors in your kit and where to use it.

We recently purchased a canvas from another company that sells art needlepoint kits and were suprised that their canvas had none of this.  There was just a canvas without any color information.  The quality of the artwork was great, so no companints as long as the stitcher feels comfortable making those types of stitching decisions.

At NeedlePaint.com we’ve found that most of our customers prefer to have the colors matched for them and to have a canvas that is broken up by color with each stitch account for.  We call this a “Stitch Counted Design”.  If you look below, you’ll see how the colors are broken and grouped togather.  Also, if you order the fiber from us, we hand match the colors to the orginal photo, which is a time consuming process, but makes for amazing, realistic, and fun needlepoint!

Please click the following link if you’d like to learn more about our stitch counted canvases.

Onto the fun stuff, below are images of some of our favorite projects this week!

Basketball and Portriat Needlepoint Canvases from Photos

Basketball and Portriat Needlepoint Canvases from Photos

Dog Needlepoint Canvases from Photos

Dog Needlepoint Canvases from Photos

 

Custom Art Needlepoint Canvas

Custom Art Needlepoint Canvas

Fishing and Classic Car Hobby Belt Needlepoint Canvases

Fishing and Classic Car Hobby Belt Needlepoint Canvases

 

Life Belt Needlepoint Canvases

Life Belt Needlepoint Canvases

 

 

 

Custom Needlepoint Pillows

Here is a little more eye candy this week!

We made these pillows and had to get them delived in time for Chrismtas, so the photo are not the greatest, just some quick shots before we wrapped them up.

Have a look and let us know what you think!  I love the two monogram pillows, and the G pillows are a family treat.

Click here to design your own custom needlepoint pillow!  Previews are Free

Custom Wedding Monogram Pillows

Custom Wedding Monogram Pillows

 

Custom College Needlepoint Pillows

Custom College Needlepoint Pillows

We’re back from the holiday and have a lot of fun needlepoint projects to share this week!

Today I’m posting a picture of the Boys Personalized Sailboat Needlepoint Kit stitched by Stemi finished in the winter of 2014.

Look how strait her stitching is.  Landon is sure to cherish this for a long time… Nice stitching Stemi!

Kids Sailboat Custom Needlepoint Project

Kids Sailboat Custom Needlepoint Project

 

Warm Wishes This Christmas!

We wanted to wish all of our readers and customers a very merry Christmas!

We’re sending warm thoughts your way this year with two new designs.

The Surf Board Needlepoint Belt brings the beach with you!

Surf Board Needlepoint Belt

Surf Board Needlepoint Belt

And the Rock and Roll Guitar Needlepoint Belt features some of the worlds most famous guitars (click the link to the left to learn more and also note you can get this without the flames if you prefer something more traditional)

Rock and Roll Guitar Needlepoint Belt

Rock and Roll Guitar Needlepoint Belt

All of our designs can be customized includeing a free monogram and swaping in a surf board or guitare of your own into the design!  Availble as a fully stitched belt, or a DIY needlepoint canvas.

We’ve got more pictures from this year’s Christmas orders!  This blog post features pictures and reviews of our custom needlepoint belts.

We’ll start with one review and put the rest at the bottom of this post.

“The belts arrived today.  As my sons will soon be saying, “These are AWESOME!”  They are indeed  gorgeous.  Thx. Very much.”  Paul 2014-12-23

Those of you looking for 2015 Christmas Gift ideas, please note that these custom needlepoint belts were ordered at the end of October and very early November, so please try to plan ahead!

High Quality Quality Custom Needlepoint Belts

High Quality Quality Custom Needlepoint Belts

Christmas Gift Custom Needlepoint Belts

Christmas Gift Custom Needlepoint Belts

Now on to some more detail!

Scuba Diving, Country Flag, and Bowdoin College Needlepoint Belts

Scuba Diving, Country Flag, and Bowdoin College Needlepoint Belts

Custom Hand Stitched Needlepoint Belt

Custom Hand Stitched Needlepoint Belt

Last as promised is some of the feedback we got this week from customers who ordered these belts:

“The belt arrived safely and was a huge success!  Thanks so much for getting it there on time!   …PS – and I will suggest this to a couple of other wives as a gift – it is so wonderful”  Ward 2014-12-23

“I received the belt tonight, it looks fabulous!” Alicia 2014-12-22

“The belts are beautiful! I can’t wait to have them open them-thanks again. Just an awesome job:)!”  Kathryn 2014-12-19

“I received the belt and it looks amazing!!! I can’t wait to give it to him tomorrow. Thanks to you and your team for such an awesome job”  Molly 2014-12-22

“The belt is here and it’s fabulous! Thank you SO MUCH for making this happen before Christmas.”  Connie 2014-12-22

“Got the belt It looks great!!!!”  Elizabeth 2014-12-22

“We received the belt today and it looks wonderful!  Thank you so very much.  It was a pleasure working with you!”  Michelle 2014-12-20

“Got the belt today and it looks great! Can’t wait to see my son’s reaction. I’ll probably be ordering another one in the future for my other son. Your work is great.”  Denise 2014-12-19

“I received the belt with time to spare. GREAT JOB !!! GREAT BELT !!!”  Peter 2014-12-17

 

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