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Needlepoint Canvas: A Closer Look

By Ellen Johnson / October 18, 2017

Bet you never thought about needlepoint canvas much… But it can affect your needlepoint project more than you might think. Let’s take a peek at the 3 main types of needlepoint canvas that we use most: interlock mono canvas, mono canvas, and Penelope canvas. Each kind has special features that make it uniquely appropriate for … Read more

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Choosing the Right Needle

By Ellen Johnson / July 26, 2017

Last time, we chatted about choosing threads for your canvases so, today, we’re going to talk about needlepoint needles. A tapestry needle is the needle of choice for working needlepoint. It’s a blunt-tipped hand sewing needle with an elongated eye. The large eye can hold thicker needlepoint yarn or multiple strands of needlepoint thread. The rounded end allows the needle to slip between … Read more

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Serendipity Needleworks

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens…

By Ellen Johnson / May 1, 2017

And so, after 14 years – and more fun than you can imagine – I have decided to semi-retire and close the Serendipity Needleworks storefront. (I would be fibbing if I said that Rick’s health scare in January had nothing to do with my decision, or that Rebekah’s recent move didn’t influence me, either.) New Beginnings! … Read more

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