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Friday Favorites – Dogs – Classic Cars and More Custom Needlepoint!

We’re a little late this week with our favorite projects, but by no means short of fun new ideas!

Attached are some of our favorite custom needlepoint projects we made last week on NeedlePaint.com

Classic Cars - Surfing - Georgia - Dog Needlepoint Belts

Classic Cars – Surfing – Georgia – Dog Needlepoint Belts

Fun Needlepoint Kits

Fun Needlepoint Kits including a Vintage Life Magazine Cover.

Dog and Cat Needlepoint Kit

Dog and Cat Needlepoint Kit

Christmas and Kids Custom Needlepoint Kits

Christmas and Kids Custom Needlepoint Kits

 

 

 

Friday Favorites – Dog Needlepoint Kits and more Custom Needlepoint

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

 

 

 

 

Cool Custom Needlepoint Pillows – Dogs – Photo – Jackson Hole

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

 

 

 

Friday Favorites – Dog Needlepoint Portraits and More

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

 

 

 

 

Friday Favorites – Art Needlepoint and Custom Needlepoint Canves from Photos and more 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 Kids Name Needlepoint Sailboat

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.

High Quality Custom Needlepoint Belts Delivered in Time for Christmas

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

 

Friday Favorites – Merry Christmas and Fun Needlepoint Treats!

I’m so fortunate do have a great team to work with.  I was aways last week with my family, but Karen kept everything going and ensured that all of our Christmas and Hanukkah orders made it out in time.  Thanks Karen!!!

The first project was a dozen custom designs that will be stitched into two rugs.  They are mountain themed and look like a lot of fun.  We kept the number of colors down and used 14 mesh and wool so there will be a lot of detail  This is a work in progress which we hope to share photos of when it is done!

Also, the customer loves it!  Here is their feedback after giving the gift: “Just wanted to let you know that (…)’s mother loved your work and she was so happy!  Thank you so much!  You did an amazing job!”  Christine 2014-12-17

Winter Mountain Needlepoint Kits

Winter Mountain Needlepoint Kits

Mountain Landscape Needlepoint Kits

Mountain Landscape Needlepoint Kits

If you read our blog regularly, you’ll know that we love designing needlepoint belts!  Below are more DIY needlepoint kits just in time for the holidays (or at least being able to get started and have something fun to work on with the whole family around).

Personalized Needlepoint Belt Canvases

Personalized Needlepoint Belt Canvases including our New Surfing Belt Design!

Last are a lot of personalized needlepoint designs that for sure will be cherished for years to come.

Personalized Needlepoint Kits

Personalized Needlepoint Kits

Large Portriat and Cardinal Photo to Needlepoint Kit

Large Portrait and Cardinal Photo to Needlepoint Kit

Wedding and Baby Needlepoint Kits

Wedding and Baby Needlepoint Kits

Below is some of the feedback we got this week, it really does make us feel great!  Again, big thanks to Karen!

“The canvas arrived today and I love it! Thank you so much!”  Kate 2014-12-17

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

“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

“It arrived yesterday and it looks great! Thank you”  Elizabeth 2014-12-21

“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

Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah to all.  We’ll be working between the holidays, but taking days off here and there, so if we don’t reply to an email right away, please wait a day or two and we’ll be in touch.

 

 

Friday Favorites – Fun Needlepoint Projects for Christmas

Needlepoint is fun, and this is a great time of year to share it!

This week was one of the most challenging, and yet rewarding weeks we’ve ever had and NeedlePaint.  So many great projects, but not enough time.  We will be shipping, but not until Monday as we still have some packing to do over the weekend!

People looking for last minute Christmas and Hanukkah gifts have until Tuesday night to place your order.  There will be a FedEx surcharge of around $10 for guaranteed arrival.  Please email us to confirm shipping information and also note we can’t guarantee custom belt canvas designs will be ready, as they take us a few extra days.

Onto the fun projects!  (And if you want to read more reviews from our customers, please see the bottom of this blog post).

Needlepoint Family Portrait

Needlepoint Family Portrait

Black and White Needlepoint

Black and White Needlepoint

Custom Dog Needlepoint

Custom Dog Needlepoint

Dog Art Needlepoint

Dog Art Needlepoint

Modern Needlepoint

Modern Needlepoint

Fun Needlepoint

Fun Needlepoint

Custom Landscape Needlepoint

Custom Landscape Needlepoint

Needlepoint Baby Sampler and Ring Bearer Pillow

Needlepoint Baby Sampler and Ring Bearer Pillow

Custom Dogs and Beer Belt Needlepoint

Custom Dogs and Beer Belt Needlepoint

So, we like to share feedback we get, as it not only makes us smile, but also lets us know we are doing a good job, we hope we can help create something great for you someday, too!

“I received the canvas and love it.” Rachael 2014-12-11

“Received the belt over the weekend and I love it. Can’t wait to give it to … for Christmas – I know he will love it. Thanks again!”  Kelly  2014-12-08

“Just wanted to let you know that the belt arrived today and looks great!  Thanks so much again for all of your help over the past few months!”  Connor  2014-12-06

“It’s here and I love it!  Thanks so much!” Melissa  2014-12-06

 

 

 

 

 

 

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