Narrow little ½" stretcher bars from FA Edmunds. Ideal for needlepoint, cross stitch, embroidery, crewel, artwork, and painting. Manufactured from soft pine with eased edges, they eliminate the need to block your work. Simply combine any two sizes to form the exact size frame for your project. Only ½" wide. The stretcher bars eliminate movement and keep your work taut and clean. Available in one inch increments from 5" to 18". Retail $2.00-$2.72.
This new kit from Rosewood Manor is fun to make and fun to wear. The secret is that initials are stitched in the wings. Stitched on 40ct gauze. Great for classes or retreats. Everything is included to make the pin.
Enhance any handbag with a new look. Simply pick your favorite belt canvas and have it finished with these stylish hooks that easily attach to any handbag equipped with rings. Shown here is Voila’s Autumn Leaves Belt canvas, a fashionable selection, along with their new Canvas Handbag.
Introducing the Christmas Tree 2010 kit from Nora Corbett. The kit includes graph, Crescent Colours hand dyed silks, Mill Hill beads, and Kreinik metallic thread. Fabric not included. Contact Hoffman Distributing Company, Inc.
Learn Lisa’s expert finishing secrets to create these three elegant Tassels. Each Tassel is made of three triangles with a lacy Hardanger fringe at the bottom. Leaflet retail US $17.20, main accessory pack US $31.58 (overdyed silks, wool, metallics, 4 different beads, but ‘hanging’ beads are not included). Linen pack US $34.20 (5½" x 21" raw Cashel, 5½" x 17" ruby wine, Victorian green, and cream Casual). Contact The Victoria Sampler.
Degummed Throwsters Silk is a great way to add texture and color to your art works. It is unlike any other fibre on the market and can contain threads, tightly bound fibres, kinky fibres, and fibre that resembles stiff, straight hair. Retails at $4.50 Cdn for a 7g package. Contact Treenway Silks.
A new addition to the Take Time series. Set in the same size as all the others, it translates from 28ct to 40ct easily. This sample was done on 35ct. An embellishment package including all the silk threads and charm is available. Contact Jeannette Douglas Designs.
The fifth edition of Edmar’s best selling title has been completely revised and updated and is now printed in full color throughout. Filled with step-by-step, clearly illustrated instructions for stitches, flowers and techniques, "The Art of Dimensional Embroidery" by Maria Freitas is an essential guide for the craft. Aimed at beginners but equally useful to experienced stitchers, everyone will appreciate the traceable patterns and gorgeous images. Contact EdMar Co.