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Not Your Grandmother's Needlepoint · 2d ago

New Artist, New Needlepoint!

It's silly hot out, so what will make us happy?  New needlepoint.Allow me to introduce our newest artist. Mattye Hamilton!  She is a painter and print-maker living in Baltimore.  I fell in l...
Not Your Grandmother's Needlepoint · 5d ago

Kinga Nichols is coming to the beehive!

Woo Hoo!It's a party!  Our dear friend Kinga Nichols is coming to teach at the beehive!  She was here last year and we fell in love with her projects and techniques.Kinga is a bead embroider...
Not Your Grandmother's Needlepoint · 1W ago

Our Steampunk Witch

Look at what Brenda Stofft designed just for us!  How cool is this?  Our very own Steampunk Witch.  Isn’t she great?  And by "she" I mean both Brenda Stofft and the witch.I have so many ide...
Not Your Grandmother's Needlepoint · 1W ago

The Big Reveal!

Here we are with the last lesson of the Owl with Key by Sandra Vargas and you get to see what was in my head all along!I know, my head is a scary place some days.  So many ideas!  Some bette...
Not Your Grandmother's Needlepoint · 2W ago

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a bird!

Our next Mystery Class is just around the corner.  We need something happy and sunny.  Let's stitch a bird!  What about a happy blue bird from ellen giggenbach?  The design size is 7.25 x ...
Not Your Grandmother's Needlepoint · 2W ago

Follow the yellow brick road......

We're off to see the wizard, the wonderful wizard of Oz!The lovely girls from the Oz Girls canvas have all been reimagined on individual canvases!  Glinda and the Wicked Witch have even join...
Not Your Grandmother's Needlepoint · 3W ago

Movement

Oooh!  The next in the series of nine from Kimberly is Movement!Stitch one, or stitch them all and showcase them together.Each is only 5" x 5" handpainted on 18ct and complete with stitchgui...
Not Your Grandmother's Needlepoint · 3W ago

Owls and Birds, Birds and Owls, Owls and Birds

Today was lesson two of the Sandra Vargas Owl with Key Mystery Class.  We've made lots of progress.  The owl is coming together nicely with all sorts of fun stitches.Gloriana provided the pe...
Not Your Grandmother's Needlepoint · 1M ago

A Weekend with Mary

It's always fun when new teachers come to the beehive.  We have the opportunity to look at needlepoint through a different set of eyes!  Every teacher has their own voice.  Some teachers are...
Not Your Grandmother's Needlepoint · 1M ago

A New Designer! And she loves cats :-)

I am happy to introduce the art of Rebecca Walk!I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.  Lots of details in these designs, but you can choose what to keep and what to ignore. She loves cats so ...