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Jul 20, 2020

Does anyone have any tips for finishing round and square needlepoint hinged boxes

I’m wondering if you use 1/4 inch foam board for square boxes and what to use for round boxes. Thank you!

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Jul 04, 2020

Blocking Board

Instead of plywood, nails and a hammer, use extra thick foam blocking mats. The individual “tiles” measure 12.5” square and 3/4 “ thick, and fit together

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May 11, 2020

JAPANESE CUSHION DESIGNS

We adapted four minimalist Japanese cushion designs from rare colour Japanese woodblock images from the 1920’s.

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JAPANESE CUSHION DESIGNS

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Feb 16, 2020

FREE TABRIZ COASTER AND TRIVET TABLEWARE DESIGNS

A Persian carpet called ‘TABRIZ’ has been our inspiration to create designs for piano benches, seat benches and cushions!

For those who love timeless classic designs, we’ve adapted the Tabriz pattern again for free elegant coasters and trivet designs called Continue reading "

FREE TABRIZ COASTER AND TRIVET TABLEWARE DESIGNS

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Oct 01, 2019

FREE NECKLACE DESIGNS INSPIRED BY CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH

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FREE NECKLACE DESIGNS INSPIRED BY CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH

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Mar 21, 2019

MODERNIST CUSHION DESIGN WITH CONTRASTING STYLES!

Our ‘Tulips in a Spring Storm’ cushion design shows two distinctive Modernist styles….. flat graphic shapes contrasting with a textured abstract background.

A perfect combination for a textile masterpiece!

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MODERNIST CUSHION DESIGN WITH CONTRASTING STYLES!

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Mar 11, 2019

DAZZLING ART DECO EVENING BAGS DESIGNS

Two Art Deco evening bags designs, were created exclusively for our TWENTY-FOURTH VIVA ZIVA ! Newsletter #2419.

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Sep 12, 2018

BABY’S FIRST CHRISTMAS STOCKING!

Decorations for a baby’s first Christmas stocking, featuring how to use the Penelope canvas and other techniques, were created and stitched exclusively for our TWENTY-THIRD VIVA ZIVA! Newsletter #2318.

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Jul 17, 2018

MORE ART NOUVEAU AREA RUGS TO TEMPT YOU!

Our ZIVA collection of Art Nouveau area rugs just got bigger!

We’ve selected 3 classic Art Nouveau motifs from this very prolific period. Hope you like them!

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MORE ART NOUVEAU AREA RUGS TO TEMPT YOU!

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Jul 12, 2018

MORE STAINED GLASS CUSHION PATTERNS!

We just added 3 more exciting stained glass cushion designs to our popular collection.......

One Art Nouveau motif and two inspired by Henri Matisse!

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MORE STAINED GLASS CUSHION PATTERNS!

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Dec 16, 2017

RECENT PAINTINGS OF ‘STAINED GLASS’ CUSHION DESIGNS

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RECENT PAINTINGS OF ‘STAINED GLASS’ CUSHION DESIGNS

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Dec 15, 2017

A SLEEP MASK INSPIRED BY PICASSO’S WOMEN!

This ‘Picasso-inspired’ sleep mask design, featuring the upright cross stitch, was created and stitched exclusively for our TWENTY-SECOND VIVA ZIVA ! Newsletter #2217.

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