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Start this year’s Valentine’s Day conversation by stitching a little something sweet, for that special someone who has captured your heart! These fun new NeedlePoint kits will look great finished with a box edge for a “real piece of candy” look, or a delightful Valentine door hanger. Each canvas is 5.56” x 5” on 18 mesh canvas. 

Sweet Heart Valentine Needlepoint Ornament Kit
You’ll always be my “Sweet Heart”! 

“Love is fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or
burn down your house, you can never tell.”  — Joan Crawford

Pizza Valentine Needlepoint Ornament Kit
This friendly lighthearted mysterious message, will keep them guessing!

“Lots of people want to ride with you in a limo, but what you want is someone who
will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.”  — Oprah Winfrey

Hot Stuff Valentine Needlepoint Ornament Kit
Love is in the air . . . just tell it like it is! 

“Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get — only with what
you are expecting to give, which is everything.”  — Katharine Hepburn

Love You Valentine Needlepoint Ornament Kit
You know I will always “Love You”! 

 “It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous
that you realize just how much you love them.”   — Agatha Christie

Be Mine Valentine Needlepoint Ornament Kit
Love is in the air . . . “Be Mine” dear Valentine!

Feel free to contact us with any questions, 
or if our designers can create a special message for you to stitch, 
let us know at: info@needlepaint.com

Stitch a little something sweet for your special Valentine!

As the holidays are in full swing, the smell of baking cookies, a song or a cherished ornament, will make a childhood memory come alive. At NeedlePaint we have created some new designs with a touch of nostalgia and that warm feeling from the past. Stitching these needlepoint stockings, pillows and ornament canvases, will add a vintage charm to your holidays!

Vintage Snowman Needlepoint Stocking Kit
12.43″ x 19″ on 14 mesh canvas

“Frosty the Snow Man came to town one bright, cold winter’s day!”

Vintage Snowman Needlepoint Ornament Kit
5.22″ x 5.22″ on 18 mesh canvas

“Frosty the Snow Man has gone away, where all snow men go on a sunny day.”

Vintage Snowman Needlepoint Pillow Kit
12″ x 12″ on 14 mesh canvas

“Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow!”

Swirling Snow Needlepoint Stocking Kit
12.43″ x 19″ on 14 mesh canvas

Cool and crisp, yet warm and friendly; the swirling winter wind sparkles with magic!

Swirling Snow Pine Needlepoint Ornament Kit
5.22″ x 5.22″ on 18 mesh canvas

Winter is welcoming, with a dusting of snow on a newly decorated pine!

Swirling Snow Needlepoint Ornament Kit
5.22″ x 5.22″ on 18 mesh canvas

This swirling winter wind is a favorite of this friendly snowman! 

Vintage Santa Needlepoint Stocking Kit
12.43″ x 19″ on 14 mesh canvas

“His droll little mouth was drawn up like a bow, and the beard on his chin was as white as the snow!”

Vintage Santa Needlepoint Ornament Kit
5.22″ x 5.22″ on 18 mesh canvas

“His eyes how they twinkled! His dimples how merry!
His cheeks were like roses, his nose like a cherry!”

Vintage Santa Needlepoint Pillow Kit
12″ x 12″ on 14 mesh canvas

“He had a broad face and a little round belly, that shook, when he laughed, like a bowl full of jelly!” 

Stitch a little nostalgia, this holiday season!

Feel free to contact us with any questions,
or if our designers can create a special holiday memory for you to stitch,
let us know at: info@needlepaint.com

With a unique fusion of Eastern Asian artistic traditions and Western design; Chinoiserie brings a timeless style and sense of luxury to any home’s interior. Stitch one or stitch them all, NeedlePaint’s new Chinoiserie Easter Egg Needlepoint Kits will add a classic touch to your Easter holiday’s decorative style!

Happiness Chinoiserie Needlepoint Ornament Kit

The Chinese character for “double happiness” is a symbol that bestows the
blessing of good luck, love and success
.

Floral Chinoiserie Needlepoint Ornament Kit

Stylized floral and bird motifs capture the enduring beauty of nature; and represent
feminine beauty, integrity, long life and fidelity. 

Ginger Jar Chinoiserie Needlepoint Ornament Kit

Primarily functional as a storage vessel for spices in ancient China; the utilitarian ginger jar became
a dazzling decorative object with rich colors and vibrant patterns. 

Mosaic Chinoiserie Needlepoint Ornament Kit

Creative and adaptive to changing situations, the mosaic pattern is a spiritual symbol
of life, signifying the various patterns in which we live.

Pagoda Chinoiserie Needlepoint Ornament Kit 

As an integral part of Asian architecture, the pagoda is a symbol used for protection;
helps enhance one’s fortune and bestows the blessing of good luck. 

These canvases are designed on 18 mesh canvas, with the option to include DMC embroidery floss. When you have finished stitching your canvases, ask us about our ornament finishing services. 

Feel free to contact us with any questions,
or if our designers can create a special holiday decoration for you,
let us know, at: info@needlepaint.com

This Easter holiday elevate your decorations to a new sophisticated style!

A handmade touch is what makes Christmas the most magical time of year! Create your own holiday decorations, and stitch one of NeedlePaint‘s new unique needlepoint nutcracker stockings or needlepoint ornament kits! Nutcrackers historically represent power and strength, and were given as keepsakes to serve as a messenger of good luck and good will. These three new nutcracker designs will add a warm personality and rich colorful charm to your holiday festivities!

Nutcracker Klaus Needlepoint Stocking Kit
12.43″ x 19″ on 14 mesh canvas

Nutcracker Klaus has a commanding sparkle from his brilliant charming smile! He’ll put you at ease with his curly locks, which cascade freely from his jewel encrusted crown.
With a wink of his eye, a secret is shared; he is at his best when touring the grounds, 
as they are lush with trees full of nuts.

Nutcracker Klaus Needlepoint Ornament Kit
5.22″ x 5.22″ on 18 mesh canvas

Nutcracker Klaus Front and Back Ornament Kits
2.5″ x 6.22″ on 18 mesh canvas
(front and back are sold seperately)

Nutcracker Stefan Needlepoint Stocking Kit
12.43″ x 19″ on 14 mesh canvas

Nutcracker Stefan is the Lord Captain of his tiny ship! He sails the high seas from dawn til dusk, only stopping his post for a tasty meal in the galley down below deck. His crew doesn’t know so don’t give him away; you can find him sneaking the pecans off of the praline parfaits. 

Nutcracker Stefan Needlepoint Ornament Kit
5.22″ x 5.22″ on 18 mesh canvas

Nutcracker Stefan Front and Back Ornament Kits
2.5″ x 6.22″ on 18 mesh canvas
(front and back are sold seperately))

Nutcracker Adelar Needlepoint Stocking Kit
12.43″ x 19″ on 14 mesh canvas

Nutcracker Adelar is a fearless noble warrior! He uses a gazing stare from his deep blue eyes, to curtail any trouble which may be brewing. He shines his crown with crushed walnut shells,
that have been tossed aside to dry. 

Nutcracker Adelar Needlepoint Ornament Kit
5.22″ x 5.22″ on 18 mesh canvas

Nutcracker Adelar Front and Back Ornament Kits
2.5″ x 6.22″ on 18 mesh canvas
(front and back are sold seperately))

Feel free to contact us with any questions, 
or if our designers can create a special holiday decoration for you,
let us know, at: 
info@needlepaint.com

Build new holiday memories, one stitch at a time!

Catch the big one at NeedlePaint! In the deep blue sea, anglers of all skill levels seek the best fishing experience possible with plenty of challenge, strength, and determination. These saltwater fish are great fighters and provide an angler with the ultimate experience. Not to mention they look great, on a needlepoint wallet! Capture your favorite saltwater fish on one of these beautifully illustrated needlepoint wallet kits!

Blue Marlin Needlepoint Wallet Kit

The Blue Marlin is know for reaching up to 1800 pounds and 16 feet long,
with a distinctly round and long pointed bill.

Cero Mackerel Finished Needlepoint Wallet

The Cero Mackerel is a feisty sport fish, and is also known as the Pintado or Kingfish,
and can be found in coastal Atlantic waters. 

Dolphin Fish Needlepoint Wallet Kit

The Dolphin Fish is easily recognized by its beautifully colored bright blue, green and gold.
Also known as Mahi Mahi or Dorado, this fish is loved by sport and commercial fisheries.

Red Drum Finished Needlepoint Wallet

The Red Drum is a popular sport fish, which is found in Atlantic coastal waters
and can grow up to ninety pounds and five feet long. 

Sailfish Needlepoint Wallet Kit

The Sailfish is known to have the fastest speed of any of earth’s marine animals,
with a sail-like dorsal fin and pointed bill. 

Yellowfin Tuna Finished Needlepoint Wallet

The Yellowfin Tuna is known for weighing up to 400 pounds with a length of seven feet long,
and beautifully colored with bright yellow dorsal and tail fins.

We do offer a wallet leather finishing service for the wallet canvases that you have stitched.
Our wallets are 4.25 inches x 3.15 inches x 0.6 inches in depth when closed.
They have 4 credit card slots, 2 hidden slots, and two full length bill sections.

We offer our Saltwater Fishing wallet designs as do-it-yourself kits
(does not include leather), and as fully finished wallets — we’ll do the stitching and finishing for you.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions,
or with any ideas that you would like to see come to life, at:
info@needlepaint.com

These needlepoint kits are quite the catch!

Written by: Peggy Bond

Running late to get a Christmas stocking needlepointed? NeedlePaint suggests a Winter Wonderland Stocking Cuff. Needlepointing the cuff will take less than half the time of a full stocking. The bear and moose are perfect for my nephews who live in Maine,
and the chickadee will be prefect for Amos’ little sister who will be born in October.
It shouldn’t be difficult to get it finished in time for Christmas. 

Burly Black Bear Stocking Cuff Needlepoint Canvas

Woodland Moose Stocking Cuff Needlepoint Canvas

Joyful Chickadee Stocking Cuff Needlepoint Canvas

The bear and moose are finished and awaiting their big day. For texture and variety,
I used several different stitches on the large animals, sky, and snowy ground. 

The sky of the bear cuff is done with the vertical brick stitch done over 2 mesh.

The snowy ground is finished with the horizontal double brick stitch also done over 2 mesh.

For the bear, I wanted some color variation and texture.
His back is done using alternating continental with black and dark brown thread
while his under body and legs are all black and stitched with the continental. 

Alternating Continental Stitch

It’s winter and there must be snow falling sometimes, so the moose got the falling snow which was
created by using 3 strands of sky blue and 3 strands of light blue in the vertical brick stitch.
This created a random design that gives the sense of falling snow. 

The double twill stitch for the snow gives perception to the canvas,
accenting the varying size of the trees.

Diagonal chop sticks stitch: Mr. Moose took some searching for me to find the right stitch – one that I had never seen or used before. I found it in Susan Sturgeon Roberts’s book Needlepoint Dictionary of Stitches. It is called diagonal chop sticks. It is done in two shades of brown. 

I will post a the completed chickadee when I know the name of my niece.

We would love to help you with all of your needlepoint holiday decorations.
Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have at: info@needlepaint.com

Happy Stitching!

Written by Peggy Bond

Santa Claus is Coming To Town And He Has New Wheels!
Santa’s reindeer refused to work in the summer heat, so Santa Claus had to find new wheels. NeedlePaint came to his rescue with their newly designed 3-D needlepoint station wagon, stitched on 18 mesh canvas with DMC thread. After Santa is done using it for warm weather transport, it will make an unforgettable stocking stuffer toy or Christmas mantle decoration.

Stitched car canvas: 
The main body of the car and window were stitched with only four strands of the DMC thread, so that it will be less bulky to sew together. Santa, his dog, and the remainder of the car were stitched with all six strands of the DMC thread which makes them stand out from the background. The brick stitch is used for the wood panel on the car, and the double brick stitch is used for the light blue underbody of the car.

Inside-out: 
Finishing the car was a bit more challenging than finishing a brick door stop, because there was not a solid frame and the car has curves. I trimmed the canvas closer to the stitching, leaving at least a ¾ inch of blank canvas. Folding the stitched portion of the canvas with right sides together to join the hood and trunk to the sides, is a delicate operation requiring that the curves are the same for each side. It took me a couple of tries to get that right. The stitching was done with thread of the same color as the sections being joined. For example, the front window was joined with dark grey, the hood and side with blue, and the underbody with light blue. There were a lot of tiny stitches and knots!

Sew car inside-out:
To prepare the car form before stuffing, I pressed the seams open and tacked down the corners as shown.

Addition of Pellon stiffeners:
I inserted 3 pieces of heavyweight Pellon interfacing to give the car some rigidity. It is not necessary, but I found this gives the car sharper edges. More rigid inserts would give even sharper edges. It is a matter of taste!

Stuffing in progress:
I used heavy felt for the bottom of the car, similar to the finishing technique I used for the needlepoint brick covers. I stitch most of the bottom in place, leaving a four inch opening on one side before stuffing the car.

Stuffed and sewn up!
I gave Santa and the car another steaming to crispen up the edges of the roof and seams. He says that his new wheels and helpful dog will guarantee a Merry Christmas to All!

Santa’s New Ride Three Dimensional Needlepoint Kit

Red Truck Three Dimensional Needlepoint Kit

We would love to help you with all of your holiday decorations!
Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have at: info@needlepaint.com

Stitch up some magic this holiday season!

Put a unique spin on this year’s Halloween decorations and stitch up an unforgettable night with NeedlePaint’s new collection of Halloween needlepoint kits! Ornaments, door hangers, key fobs and more, check out the new Halloween section on our website.

For some of you, (you know who you are) Halloween is the best night of the year! With the unexplained oddities and plenty of fright, the precursor to upcoming cold winter nights. A strange cast of characters seem to appear that night, and when the sun comes up . . . .  it will once again, be all right! We would like to give a giant thanks to our designer Gwynn, for bringing these designs to life!

Ghostly Boo Halloween Needlepoint Door Hanger Kit
The ghosts are in, but nowhere in sight! With a haunting little chant not saying much tonight,
other than a constant mournful “boo,” and a farewell good night.

Batty Bat Halloween Needlepoint Ornament Kit
Bats get a bad rap, but with each flap of their wings they add great delight!
With an uneven flutter in their unstable flight;
they give the witches competition on this moon filled night.

Be Scary Halloween Needlepoint Door Hanger Kit
Eat, drink and be scary on this Halloween night! We’ll scare you silly with extreme delight;
but can’t guarantee that you won’t go home without a hangover tonight! 

Peter Pumpkin Halloween Needlepoint Ornament Kit
Similar to a snowflake, no two pumpkins are alike. From spooky to goofy,
this pumpkin’s glad to have found a new life outside of the patch! 

Black Widow Halloween Needlepoint Door Hanger Kit
We’ve been waiting for you on this Halloween night! Our usual customers have somehow
vanished into the night. We promise to entertain you and not drain your patience with fright.

Frankenstein’s Halloween Needlepoint Ornament Kit
He’s really not much to look at, and quite a fright at first sight.
You just need to get past the green glow and yellow in his eyes,
when they really should be white. We’ve found this to be certain,
and will share a small secret: when Frank’s bolts are truly fastened tight, 
deep down inside he’s really quite bright.

Enter Halloween Needlepoint Door Hanger Kit
Enter if you dare, but beware this Halloween night, it seems however
that some of the tricker treaters just aren’t right. As a matter of fact we’re pretty certain
that they may not make it home at all tonight! 

Black Cat Halloween Needlepoint Ornament Kit
A black cat’s fright only happens at night,
with the hairs on his back standing straight and upright.
Don’t let him walk in front of you, or you’ll be the one having a bad night!

Witches Hat Halloween Needlepoint Door Hanger Kit
The witch is in, adorned in all black, funny little pointy hat and a wand like a bat.
She’ll concoct a brew especially for you, but don’t make her cross
or you’ll be her next flavor! 

Haunted House Halloween Needlepoint Ornament Kit
A handful of haunted houses line the spooky street!
Each one is illuminated with the full moon’s glowing light.
Guide your way “trick or treating” onto every front porch that’s bright;
but beware of the monster behind you, on the far and distant right! 

Trick or Treat Needlepoint Door Hanger Kit
A treat for a trick, or maybe it’s the other way around!
Candy corn, crunchy corn, orange, yellow, white;
sweet candy confections to delight the young, and old alike.

Here For Boos Halloween Needlepoint Ornament Kit
It’s not big news, I’m pretty sure you know, your costumes on too tight.
The contest competition is really stiff on this dark and gloomy night.
There’s scary, and hairy, and a princess whose far too bright.
We know you don’t care if you win or not, you’re only here for the boos tonight!

Perfect Poison Halloween Needlepoint Ornament Kit
Pick the perfect poison, we’ve got one that’s just right!
It will fill your head with images of a grueling ghostly night.
Some with bubbles, some with troubles, and more that are tweaked just right.
Just a word of warning: take two aspirin before you go home to bed, tonight! 

Wouldn’t you love to get one of these key fobs in your trick or treat bag!

Halloween Candy Corn Needlepoint Key Fob Kit
How do you eat your Halloween tri-colored candy corn;
do you nibble one colored layer at a time, or the entire candy at once?
A Halloween favorite which is as fun to use depicted on a key fob, as the treat is to eat!

Ghostly Boo Halloween Key Fob Kit
The ghosts are in, but nowhere in sight! With a haunting little chatter not saying
much more tonight, other than a mournful “boo,”
to the little spider in the corner and the bat in mid-flight!

Tiny Pumpkins Halloween Key Fob Kit
So similar to a snowflake, no two pumpkins are alike. From spooky to goofy,
from plump to just right. These pumpkin’s are glad to have found
a new life on this key fob canvas, designed just right!

Stitch and add a some serious personality to your Halloween holiday
with these fun and spooky needlepoint kits!

Please feel free to contact us with any questions,
or if you have a special idea that you would like to see come to life, at:
info@needlepaint.com

Happy Halloween! 

Wedding bells are ringing again!
There are a lot of “firsts” for a newly married couple, and the celebration of a first Christmas together is definitely on top of the list. NeedlePaint has designed some new wedding ornament canvases for you to stitch; which are great to go with a wedding gift, or as a gift for Christmas. Weddings are full of tradition, superstitions, and good wishes.
Stitch something special for that very lucky couple!

Hope Doves Needlepoint Ornament Canvas
If a bride tucks a sugar cube into her glove,
the sugar will sweeten the wedding union” — according to Greek culture.

Wedding Doves Needlepoint Ornament Canvas
The English believe a spider found in a wedding dress means good luck.

Wedding Doves Needlepoint Pillow Canvas
Wednesday is considered the best day to marry, although
Monday is for wealth and Tuesday is for health” — according to English tradition.

Formal Wedding Attire Needlepoint Ornament Canvas
“The tradition of a groom carrying his bride across the threshold,
will bravely protect her from evil spirits lurking below.”

Peace Doves Needlepoint Ornament Canvas
“Saturday is the unluckiest wedding day, oddly enough it’s the most popular day
of the week to marry” — according to English folklore.

Our First Christmas Needlepoint Ornament Canvas
“When a bride puts a silver coin from her father and a gold coin from her mother
in each shoe, it will ensure that she’ll never be without money
” — according to Swedish tradition.

Snow Couple Needlepoint Ornament Canvas
“Rain on your wedding day is actually considered good luck” — according to Hindu tradition.

Tree of Life Birds Needlepoint Ornament Canvas
“For a bit of good luck, Egyptian women pinch the bride on her wedding day.”

Wedding Sampler Needlepoint Ornament Canvas
“Wedding rings are worn on the fourth finger of the left hand because
it was once thought that a vein in that finger led directly to the heart.”

Tree Of Life Birds Needlepoint Pillow Canvas
In Holland, a pine tree is planted outside of a newly married couple’s home,
as a symbol of luck and fertility.

Create a needlepoint keepsake for a newly married couple!
We would love to help with your wedding ornament or pillow canvases
and do offer finishing services. Please contact us with any questions
you may have at info@needlepaint.com

After all, handmade gifts are the gifts that are remembered!

NeedlePaint would like to introduce a series of needlepoint ornament canvases that coordinate with our Nutcracker Suite Stocking canvases. Now you can stitch the beauty of this beautiful ballet, and add some magic to your holiday decor!

One of Tchaikovsky’s most famous compositions, and perhaps one of the most famous ballets in the world; the Nutcracker Suite is a holiday classic. Many families have a holiday tradition that begins with a visit to the local ballet to see the Nutcracker Suite. Of course everyone has their favorite character, and with this collection, you can choose to stitch one canvas or the entire group.

Our Nutcracker Suite Clara ornament canvas (above) and stocking canvas (below) features the main character Clara, dancing with the Nutcracker that she has received as a Christmas gift from her grandfather.

Our Nutcracker Suite Nutcracker Prince ornament canvas (above) and stocking canvas (below), The Nutcracker Prince begins as a young man (prince) named “Hans”, who is transformed into a nutcracker by an army of mice. The only way to break that spell is for the Nutcracker to slay the Mouse King. A battle pursues among the Nutcracker and the Mouse King, but quickly comes to a halt when Clara hits the Mouse King square in the head with her slipper. Ending the conflict, the transformation is made back from Nutcracker to Prince. 

Our Nutcracker Suite Herr Drosselmeyer ornament canvas (above) and stocking canvas (below), continues with this magician-like figure, with cape and eye patch. A character of great mystery and intrigue. In the Nutcracker Suite story, Herr Drosselmeyer is known as Clara’s grandfather (depending on which version of the story you are familiar with, he is sometimes known as Clara’s uncle or godfather). He arrives at the family holiday party with gifts for all, and for Clara he brings a wooden nutcracker in the shape of a little man. 

Our Nutcracker Suite Mouse King ornament canvas (above) and stocking canvas (below), has what every great story needs — a villain! In Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite, the Mouse King plays this part perfectly. When the clock strikes midnight things become alive. The Mouse King corners the beloved Nutcracker and battle pursues. Things quickly come to a halt when Clara throws her slipper at the Mouse King, hitting him square in the head. The Mouse King is taken away by his army of mice thus ending the conflict. 

Our Nutcracker Suite Sugar Plum Fairy ornament canvas (above) and stocking canvas (below), story continues as the Nutcracker turns into a prince and escorts Clara to the Land of Sweets. They are promptly greeted by the Sugar Plum Fairy. After she learns about their daring battle with the Mouse King and his mice, the Sugar Plum Fairy rewards Clara and the Prince with a celebration of dances. 

These strong and complex characters, have been portrayed on our Nutcracker Suite needlepoint ornament and stocking canvases. Wonderful pieces to stitch and be displayed on your fireplace and Christmas tree, as a stand alone or the entire collection.

We would love to help with your needlepoint holiday decorations. Please contact us with any questions that you may have at: info@needlepaint.com

Happy Stitching!