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Needlepoint Alphabet Fun!

Educational and engaging, exploring the letters of the alphabet can be very exciting for a young child. Open up a whole new world of learning for someone special and stitch one of these fun new needlepoint kits. 

Petite Floral Personalized Name Needlepoint Kit
Everyone loves to see their name spelled in needlepoint, especially
when it’s surrounded by pretty florals, soft soothing patterns and sweet colors!

Animal Alphabet Needlepoint Kit
Each letter on this design is playfully illustrated with a
fun animal whose name begins with the same letter!

Animal Alphabet Name Needlepoint Kit
Stitch and personalize a special name with our fun animal alphabet letters!

Alphabet Icons Needlepoint Kit
This playfully illustrated alphabet features each letter combined with
a fun icon whose name begins with the same letter!

Alphabet Icons Name Needlepoint Kit
Personalize and stitch a special name with our fun icon alphabet letters!

Individual Animal Alphabet Letters
From A to Z, we have a unique letter for that special little (or big) person in your life.
Fun to stitch as an ornament or door hanger!

Colorful Alphabet Needlepoint Pillow Kit
A colorful alphabet design to brighten up a child’s room and help them love their letters! 

We are here to help with all of your needlepoint needs,
and happy to answer any questions that you may have at:
info@neeedlepaint.com

Everyone loves to see their favorite letter or name stitched in needlepoint!

At last, the elusive unicorn has been captured (in needlepoint) and these charming designs from our Unicorns and Rainbows Needlepoint Collection are sure to capture your heart. Whether you are stitching for yourself, or a fellow unicorn lover, our new designs will bring a magical touch to your needlework. 

Unicorn Forest Needlepoint Christmas Stocking Kit
12.43″ x 24″ on 14 mesh canvas

Unicorn Forest Needlepoint Ornament Kit
5″ circle on 18 mesh

Unicorn Forest Fantasy Needlepoint Ornament Kit
5″ circle on 18 mesh

Unicorn Forest Mini Stocking Needlepoint Kit
4″ x 5″ on 18 mesh

Unicorn Journey Purple Needlepoint Belt Kit

Unicorn Journey Purple Needlepoint Key Fob Kit

Unicorn Journey Purple Needlepoint Dog Collar Kit

Unicorn Dream Needlepoint Door Hanger Kit
6″ x 4″ on 18 mesh canvas

Unicorn Journey Blue Needlepoint Belt Kit

Unicorn Journey Blue Needlepoint Key Fob Kit

Unicorn Journey Blue Needlepoint Dog Collar Kit

Unicorn Wish Needlepoint Ornament Kit
4″ circle on 18 mesh canvas

Unique Unicorn Needlepoint Belt Kit

Unique Unicorn Needlepoint Key Fob Kit

Unicorn Baby Needlepoint Ornament Kit
4″ circle on 18 mesh

May there always be unicorns
in your heart and dreams
although there are those
who don’t believe it seems.
A rainbow, good luck
the tooth fairy
and Easter Bunny
they all make us smile
act a little funny.
Santa, hobbits
angels and fairies
can’t seem to touch them
but our faith never varies.
Keep dreams in your heart
let unicorns run free
all the joys of the world
will be yours to see.
— Patricia Walter

Filled with color, light and magic, the mythical powers of these unicorn and rainbow
needlepoint designs are sure to delight all ages!

We are happy to help with any questions that you may have at: info@needlepaint.com

Stitch A Little Mythical Magic!

Stitch one of NeedlePaint’s new kids needlepoint kits, inspired by the iconic children’s author Beatrix Potter’s and her love of nature. Featuring a cast of our favorite characters who exist in a charm filled world, with plenty of exciting adventures. These needlepoint kits are sure to be enjoyed by all ages!

Peter Rabbit Needlepoint Pillow Kit
10″ x 10″ on 14 mesh canvas

Beatrix Potter Pink Needlepoint Pillow Kit
12″ x 12″ on 14 mesh canvas

Beatrix Potter Blue Needlepoint Pillow Kit
12″ x 12″ on 14 mesh canvas

Peter Rabbit Needlepoint Ornament Kit
5″ circle on 18 mesh canvas

Benjamin Bunny Needlepoint Ornament Kit
5″ circle on 18 mesh canvas

Jemima Puddle Duck Needlepoint Ornament Kit
5″ circle on 18 mesh canvas

Little Brown Mouse Needlepoint Ornament Kit 
5″ circle on 18 mesh canvas

Peter Rabbit Mini Stocking Needlepoint Kit 
4″ x 5″ on 18 mesh canvas

Benjamin Bunny Mini Stocking Needlepoint Kit 
4″ x 5″ on 18 mesh canvas

Jemima Puddle Duck Mini Stocking Needlepoint Kit 
4″ x 5″ on 18 mesh canvas

Little Brown Mouse Mini Stocking Needlepoint Kit 
4″ x 5″ on 18 mesh canvas

Peter’s Tree Needlepoint Stocking Kit
12.43″ x 19″ on 14 mesh canvas

Mrs. Rabbit’s Needlepoint Stocking Kit 
12.43″ x 19″ on 14 mesh canvas

Peter Rabbit Needlepoint Door Hanger Kit
6″ x 4″ on 18 mesh canvas

Benjamin Bunny Needlepoint Door Hanger Kit
6″ x 4″ on 18 mesh canvas

Peter Rabbit Stand Up Needlepoint Kit 
4.06″ x 7.78″ on 18 mesh canvas

We are always here to help with all of your needlepoint needs.
Contact us with any questions that you may have at: info@needlepaint.com


Stitch a storybook favorite!

Rest, relax, explore, and needlepoint!

Create a keepsake NeedlePaint National Parks ornament kit, which will be as unique as the national treasure your family has explored together. We have designed a National Parks Needlepoint Ornament Collection just for you. Stitch one or stitch them all, this year’s Christmas tree will look fabulous!

Yellowstone National Park Needlepoint Ornament Kit

Our nation’s first national park — Yellowstone National Park, is home to bison, grizzly bears, wolves and many endangered species. With plenty of fragile geysers such as Old Faithful, hot springs, mudpots and travertine terraces. This park is truly a national treasure! 

Grand Teton National Park Needlepoint Ornament Kit

Wyomings most notable landmark features the prominent peaks of Grand Teton National Park. Visible from many miles away, this mountain range may be one of the youngest in North America, but the rocks of this national treasure are some of the oldest in the continent.

Grand Canyon National Park Needlepoint Ornament Kit

One of our most well known national parks, the Grand Canyon was the ancestral homeland to eleven American tribes, and is also one of the seven natural wonders of the world. The scenic beauty of these steep sided canyons, are one of the most extraordinary examples of erosion anywhere in the world.

Zion National Park Needlepoint Ornament Kit

Utah’s Zion National Park, has massive redstone cliffs in a spectacular array of colors, offering incredible views, plenty of outdoor adventure, and guests can follow the paths where native people and pioneers once walked.

Yosemite National Park Needlepoint Ornament Kit

Giant sequoias, deep valleys, soaring cliffs, cascading waterfalls and abundant wildlife are the pride and joy of California’s Yosemite National Park. This national treasure is a popular favorite travel destination. 

Everglades National Park Needlepoint Ornament Kit

Florida’s Everglades National Park, is the largest tropical wilderness in the US, and a habitat for numerous and endangered species including: the manatee, American crocodile, Florida panther, numerous bird and fish species. This was one of the first national parks that was created to protect a fragile ecosystem. 

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Needlepoint Ornament Kit

With beautiful ancient mountains and a magical smoky haze, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is located in southeastern United States with areas in Tennessee and North Carolina. The most visited of all the national parks, one can see why with all the canopies of old growth forest, abundant wildflowers, wildlife and 70 miles of the well known Appalachian Trail.

Acadia National Park Needlepoint Ornament Kit

Located along the mid-section of the Maine coast, you will find the crown jewel — Acadia National Park! With expansive views of the ocean, pine forests and island lakes; this area features an abundance of wildlife, historic motor and carriage roads, hiking trails and plenty of cultural heritage.

If you have a favorite travel destination,
our designers would love to create a
custom vacation needlepoint ornament kit just for you!
We are here to help with any question that you may have at:
info@needlepaint.com

Create treasured memories, one stitch at a time!

“Mom’s smiles can brighten any moment,
Mom’s hugs put joy in our days,
Mom’s love will stay with us forever
and touch our lives in precious ways” . . . . 

This year skip the flowers and the candy — stitch a thoughtful gift to show your mom how much you love her today and the other 364 days of the year! These NeedlePaint Mother’s Day Kits will look great finished as a door hanger, a charming ornament, or even perhaps a softly scented sachet. 

Best Mom Ever Needlepoint Ornament Kit

“Once upon a memory, someone wiped away a tear.
Held me close and loved me, thank you mother dear.”

Soccer Mom Needlepoint Ornament Kit

“There is no blessing quite so dear, as a mom like you to love year after year.”

Mother Needlepoint Ornament Kit

“Of all the special joys in life, the big ones and the small,
a mother’s love and tenderness is the greatest of them all.” 

Number One Mom Needlepoint Ornament Kit

“Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.”

Super Mom Needlepoint Ornament Kit

“A mother is your first friend, your best friend, your forever friend.”

I Love Mom Needlepoint Ornament Kit

“Mom you’ve given me two things. One is roots, the other wings.”

Is your mother the one in the family who loves to stitch?
Give her a needlepoint gift certificate that will lead to hours of enjoyment!

Contact us with any questions that you may have. If you would like to purchase a gift certificate that can be printed out on your home computer, please let us know at: info@needlepaint.com

Stitch a thoughtful gift for your Mom!

Super saucy, slightly sassy, simply said, or perhaps daintily disturbing . . . tell it like it is and let the needlepoint do the talking. These fun needlepoint canvases from our Sassy Pants Needlepoint Collection, are perfect for stitchers of all skill levels with minimal color changes. Finish with a frame, as a pillow, or a door hanger for the smaller canvases.

My Good Side Needlepoint Kit
12″ x 12″ on 14 mesh canvas

Slightly sassy — “Don’t try to get on my good side, I no longer have one.”

Kiss My Grits Needlepoint Kit
10″ x 8″ on 14 mesh canvas

My mother told me to always speak my mind — “Kiss my grits.”

Accessorizing Abilities Needlepoint Kit
12″ x 12″ on 14 mesh canvas

Totally on target — “The only thing that separates us from the animals is our ability to accessorize.”

Please Leave Needlepoint Kit
6″ x 4″ on 18 mesh canvas

Drop a subtle hint — “Please leave by nine.”

Days Like This Needlepoint Kit
10″ x 8″ on 14 mesh canvas

Simply stated — “Mama said there’d be days like this.”

So Sorry Needlepoint Kit
12″ x 12″ on 14 mesh canvas

Daintily disturbing — “I’m sorry I’m not available for that.”

Being A Princess Needlepoint Kit
12″ x 4.57″ on 14 mesh canvas

Sweet and to the point — “It’s not easy being a Princess.”

Listen Carefully Needlepoint Kit
10″ x 8″ on 14 mesh canvas

Strictly speaking — “I never repeat gossip . . . so listen carefully.”

Sit By Me Needlepoint Kit
12″ x 12″ on 14 mesh canvas

You didn’t hear it from me — “If you don’t have anything nice to say, come sit by me.”

Spark Joy Needlepoint Kit
10″ x 8″ on 14 mesh canvas

Marie would approve, say it like it is — “Spark joy (or else).”

Have It All Needlepoint Kit
12″ x 6″ on 14 mesh canvas

Super saucy — “I’ll have what she’s having.”

Just Say It Needlepoint Kit
12″ x 4.57 on 14 mesh canvas

Be blunt, it’s okay — “f*ck this sh!t.”

Yes No Needlepoint Kit
6″ x 9.11″ on 18 mesh canvas

Can’t make up your mind? — “No. Yes! No. Yes! No. Yes!”

Do you have a special message you would like to stitch?
Let us know, we would love to create a custom canvas for you,
contact us at: info@needlepaint.com

Let your needlepoint do the talking!

Explore our Chinoiserie Inspired Egg Canvases and an Easy Self-Finishing Technique

This Spring we are loving the combination of the classic Easter egg with blue and white chinoiserie!

We have several options from which to choose.  These needlepoint egg canvases are beautiful by themselves or stitched as a collection.

One of our favorite quick needlepoint self-finishing options is framing.  This is such a simple process.

First we stitch the main portion of our design.  Then we purchased a frame with a pre-cut mat at our local hobby shop. Open the back of the frame and remove the mat.  Place it on top of your stitched ornament upside down so you don’t accidentally put a mark on the front.

Carefully mark all four corners of the inside of the mat board on the canvas. Remove the mat board and now you can see the area you will need to fill with your background stitch.  Select a color and stitch you like and complete your project. We used Nobuko stitch and DMC Perle Cotton 5 in 906 for a grass-like look.

If you did not stitch on stretcher bars you might need to block your canvas to get it straight before framing.  Cut a piece of art board or mat board to fit inside the frame.  If you don’t want to measure you can pop out the glass and trace it.  Trim your completed canvas with an inch border around the stitched area.  Using acid free art tape, affix the canvas to the art board by taping the unstitched border of the canvas to the art board.  Use a little tension to make sure the canvas will lay flat. Reassemble your frame with the mat and now you have a beautiful framed piece of needlepoint art for your home!


Happy Spring and Happy Stitching!

Written by Peggy Bond

I had never baked a Gingerbread House nor did I want to. But then I got inspired by Santa’s New Ride needlepoint car canvas. Why not make a needlepoint Gingerbread House that has a roof that opens for the wrapped candies and treats that can be eaten? NeedlePaint’s designer Krystal Duffy designed the canvas and the house became a reality.

Gingerbread House Dimensional Needlepoint Kit Two
(available with an attached or detached roof)

The house is 8 x 6 ¾  x 9 inches, a scale that matches Santa’s needlepoint car, and I used a variety of stitches for the project. A staggered, elongated, horizontal cashmere stitch for the gingerbread gives the house the appearance of being made of bricks. 

Stitch Detail

Elongated Cashmere Bricks

Mosaic Window Trim

Continental – Gobelin Snow

The snow alternating rows of the continental stitch and straight Gobelin worked over 2 strands. Window frames are the slanted 2 x 2 Gobelin over 2 strands and dots above and the below the windows are the mosaic stitch. he windows are a staggered strait Gobelin over 2 stitched. There are lots of places to try new and different stitches. It was fun! 

As I stitched along, my mind worried away at “how are you going to put this all together”? Sure, it was going to a rectangular house with a roof with overhangs. How was it going to be stabilized since I wasn’t going to stuff it. (Stuffing the Gingerbread House is certainly an option.)

Initially, I cut plastic needlepoint canvas 1/8″ smaller than each side and the roofs, and stitched them to the canvas. The house could stand on its own but it wasn’t going to be rigid enough to be a container. 

Plastic Canvas Backings

While browsing through a crafter’s catalog, I found 8-inch square boxes which could be cutdown to make a 8 x 6 ¾ inch rectangle. This would give the base a solid frame and the sides could be cut down to size and shaped for the roof.  It worked! Below is a mock up of the box frame. The final was glued and the peak supports were cut from acid-free art board.

Mock up of House Frame

The base of the house is lined with a lightweight cotton fabric. Lining is sewn as shown below along only the upper edge of the stitching. The two roof segments are lined with a sturdier white fabric, leaving the top of each segment open to be sewn together later. (I probably could have used a lighter weight fabric but thought that extra weight would make a better hinge for the roof.) Turning the lining was not easy with the canvas backed by the plastic canvas, but the results were better than I had expected. There was one seam to stitch along the side of the base and it could be slipped onto the box frame. Acid-free art board was cut fit inside roofing pieces.

Also, piece of acid-free art board cut to the inside dimensions of the box is covered with the lining material and slid down to hold the lining of the sides in place.

The lined roof is stitched together at its peak with the back sides together, and the outside seam trimmed and covered with a bias strip. Self-adhesive Velcro dots along the sides and a strip at the peak affix one side of the roof and a button-ribbon tab is sewn to the opening-side of the roof.

There are certainly other ways to assemble the house. My granddaughters are all eyeing the Gingerbread House and maybe I will have to make more so please let me know if anyone has assembly suggestions.

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

  Stitch a little something sweet for the holidays!

With a fun modern twist, NeedlePaint’s fresh new tooth fairy needlepoint pillow designs are sure to delight your child and the tooth fairy! It is believed that if a lost baby tooth is placed under the child’s pillow at bedtime, the tooth fairy will replace it with some sort of treasure before the child awakens in the morning. There is always great anticipation to see what has been left! Available as needlepoint canvases that you can stitch yourself, or as fully finished needlepoint pillows. 

Tooth Fairy Monkey Needlepoint Pillow Kit

He swings from tree to tree, with an ear to ear smile! He’ll go the extra mile to include a thoughtful note, generously thanking the tooth fairy for the treat she left last night! 

Tooth Fairy Shark Needlepoint Pillow Kit

My smile is big, my smile is bright and the most lovely shade of white.
I’m really not so frightening, and the tooth fairy finds my teeth quite a delight! 

Tooth Fairy Princess Needlepoint Pillow Kit

She’s flying smoothy through the night, carrying that large tooth you left for her tonight!

Tooth Fairy Alligator Needlepoint Pillow Kit

This friendly alligator shows off her big pearly whites,
and is hoping for good tidings from the tooth fairy tonight!

Tooth Fairy Beaver Needlepoint Pillow Kit

My what big front teeth I have! But with one gone missing,
it’s time to rest, and wait for another day to build my next home.

Tooth Fairy Needlepoint Pillow Kit

Underneath this pillow, you’ll find a teeny, tiny tooth of mine.
I placed it there for you to keep.
Please leave me a gift while I’m asleep!

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

Tooth Fairy approved needlepoint designs!

Written and designed by Gwynn Goodner

Our Threatened and Endangered Species Needlepoint Ornament Collection highlights some of the rarest and most beautiful creatures on the planet. This offering features animals that are on the brink of extinction, with a goal of raising awareness and funds toward their preservation and conservation. Every purchase of a needlepoint ornament canvas from this collection will have a portion of the proceeds donated to wildlife foundations to ensure that these amazing animals are here for future generations. 

Amur Leopard Needlepoint Ornament Kit
5″ x 5″ on 18 mesh canvas, using 12 colors

The Amur Leopard is one of the most critically endangered species on the planet, with as few as 110 individuals alive in the wild. Native to Southeastern Russia and Northern China, this beautiful big cat has been driven to near extinction by fires lit to clear its forest habitat for agriculture and grazing. It can be distinguished from other leopard species by its thick, luxuriant coat, useful in its chilly habitat.

Whooping Crane Needlepoint Ornament Kit
5″ x 5″ on 18 mesh canvas, using 10 colors

Whooping Cranes are North America’s tallest bird and were driven to near extinction by 1941 when the population was reduced to a mere 23 specimens. This magnificent species, noted for its red crest and black wing tips has had a slow rebound to 800 birds with the careful breeding and conservation programs. Migration routes range from Mexico and southern Florida to Canada.

Siberian Tiger Needlepoint Ornament Kit
5″ x 5″ on 18 mesh canvas, using 16 colors

The Siberian Tiger, unlike its tropical cousins, is at home in the deep snows of far Eastern Russia and Northern China. This apex predator requires a large territory to survive in the wild. Development and governments turning a blind eye to illegal deforestation and poaching, have led to a small population of roughly about 520 survivors.

Atlantic Ridley Sea Turtle Needlepoint Ornament Kit
5″ x 5″ on 18 mesh canvas, using 14 colors

Although many sea turtles are threatened or endangered, few are as rare as the Atlantic Ridley Sea Turtle (also known as the Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle). The precise number of individuals left in the wild is unknown, but this small sea turtle has been listed as critically endangered since 1970. Most of these aquatic reptiles are found in the Gulf of Mexico where there is a single beach that acts as the nursery for nearly the entire species.

Gray Wolf Needlepoint Ornament Kit
5″ x 5″ on 18 mesh canvas, using 12 colors

Though not as critically at risk as it once was, the Gray Wolf remains a threatened species and is protected in most of its widespread range throughout the Northern Hemisphere. The Gray Wolf lives in close social groups where they are at an advantage in hunting large prey in packs. Wolf populations have been on a significant rise in recent decades and now are part of a healthy ecosystem in many countries.

Giant Panda Needlepoint Ornament Kit
5″ x 5″ on 18 mesh canvas, using 11 colors

The cuddly, lovable Giant Panda has become the flagship species for animal conservation and a symbol for ecology worldwide. Native to only a few mountain ranges in China, the Giant Panda has had a successful recovery from the brink of extinction. Careful breeding programs and strict protection of habitat have allowed wild populations to grow to an estimated 3,000 individuals.

Orca Needlepoint Ornament Kit
5″ x 5″ on 18 mesh canvas, using 15 colors

The Orca is not a whale, rather the largest of oceanic dolphin species. Its distinctive black and white markings and remarkable intelligence has made it one of the world’s most recognizable marine mammals. In spite of its worldwide distribution, pollution, overfishing and prey depletion have led to its threatened status in North America. Orcas are never threats to humans in the wild and they live in the most stable social groups of any animal alive.

Polar Bear Needlepoint Ornament Kit
5″ x 5″ on 18 mesh canvas, using 15 colors

The Polar Bear is the land largest carnivore on the planet, with large males often exceeding 1,500 pounds. Though this native was once common to the entire Arctic Circle, their population has been greatly reduced in the last few decades by global warming. Polar Bears are born on land, but spend most of their lives on sea ice where they hunt. Melting sea ice has caused many bears to die of starvation and future warming may reduce the wild population further in coming decades. 

Hawaiian Monk Seal Needlepoint Ornament Kit
5″ x 5″ on 18 mesh canvas, using 9 colors

The Hawaiian Monk Seal is a critically endangered species with populations dwindling to about 1100 animals. Intense hunting in the 19th century lead to its initial decline, with island development and accidental capture in fishing nets further reducing the number. Fortunately Hawaiian state law has favored the animals, and beaches are cleared if this shy seal visits to sunbathe or nurse pups. 

These hand stitched ornaments will be treasured by your family for years to come. We offer an ornament finishing service for your completed canvases, and would love to help with any questions that you may have at: info@needlepaint.com

Stitch your favorite design or the entire collection!