Saturday, May 28, 2011

More Choices

While we are on the topic of choices, you'll enjoy seeing the huge variety of canvases that folks have brought to the latest canvas embellishment class Brenda Hart is teaching at Bedecked and Beadazzled.

This is one of the best things about needlepoint for me--there's something to suit every personality.  Can you imagine the thrill Brenda Hart must feel when she sees all those canvases and tries to find the perfect thread and stitch and technique for each one?!

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Are you wondering why I listed so many choices for a background thread on the cat topiary garden piece?  Because there are many many choices, all of them right, when it comes to stitching a painted canvas.  So how do you choose?  You pick things that express your personality and how you see a canvas.  That makes one of many choices the right one for you.  Here's a great example.

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