Category Archives: Threads

How to choose the rigth threads for your canvas

Maria’s visit

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Maria

It was so nice of Maria to come by Needlepoint Land today, despite having to deal with the unfinished state of the store, as well as a South Florida afternoon summer thunderstorm!

Here she is standing in the middle of Needlepoint Land holding a Christmas stocking canvas and talking threads.

© Erin McGrath and Needlepointland.com, 2012 – 2016

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Jody’s Mandala

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jodys-mandala

Some time ago, Jody from Oklahoma bought the Wheel of Time Mandala from Needlepoint Land. I suggested that she use Vineyard Silks for her project, and asked Jody to keep me updated on her progress.

I just received this beautiful photo from the current results of her stitching.

Jody initially had this to say about the colors I had suggested:

Erin, I received the mandala today and it is beautiful, perfect! The threads are beautiful, too, the colors are so vibrant and beautiful.  Thank you so much for doing this for me. I can’t wait to get started! . I’ll keep in touch. Jody.

As you can see, she has now completed the first two inner levels of the mandala and  is really loving this project.

Here’s a pic from an earlier post that shows the colors I recommended:

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Jody’s experience gives me a tremendous sense of satisfaction, and ultimately is why I am in this business in the first place.

© Erin McGrath and Needlepointland.com, 2012 – 2016