Stella has a new model of its popular lamp, called the Stella Go, it has a rechargeable battery and has 10 levels of lighting. It comes with a charging pad. Puffin has new needle minders including a gnome and a snail. Textured Treasures has a new charted canvas project that is in a dramatic and soothing color combination of violet and turquoise. Sullivans has overdyed floss that is available in 30 different colors. A new thread from Trenway is Shinju, a thread with a textural twist, is similar in size to #5 pearl. It’s available in 47 colors currently.
Raymond Crawford has a cheery snowman design that is available as a 12″ square, ornament, or stocking. Judy Tasch has new canvases out, including lots of cheeky sayings and several new triangular Christmas trees. Hedgehog has a new Ukraine luggage tag as well as canvases for several new destinations. One of Pippin’s new canvases is a deep wood collage that has a red-headed woodpecker, a moose, a bear, and a fox in a design divided into quarters. Pippin has also added new design to its Pippin Darn Quick series that include canvas, threads, and a frame.
New canvases from Eye Candy include four new Spring flower carts. She also has made her popular The let’s stitch canvas as well as other sayings in her mod series are now available on both 13 and 18 mesh. She also has a new series of Halloween ornament rounds with a dozen whimsical designs. Zecca has new bird canvases that are part of their Tall series. The company also has five bright and colorful butterflies. My favorite new canvases from Zecca are two birds with red or blue beaks that are completely covered with bright mod flowers.
PLD Designs has a new Judaic box cushion that’s simple and elegant. There is also a cheetah with a modern mille fleur background. Patricia Sone has a new series of small crosses that come with stitch guides. Needlepaint has also expanded its selection of 5″ travel rounds to include more destinations including Sedona. Cooper Oaks has a lovely new folk art saying about gardens that has a wide plant-filled border. Mopey Designs has a new 3-D Swiss Miss box. Canvas & Thread has a fun canvas of two pink flowers with bees surrounding the larger flower. A second floral canvas in the same style shows off yellow Black-eyed Susans with violet coneflowers.
DJ Designs has added a new city to their popular Santa and cities stockings — Boston. Jean Smith has a super close-up of a Lenten Rose that would make a dramatic pillow. She also has a lovely 14″ square canvas of a bouquet of primroses in a blue and white pot. Another new 14″ square canvas is from Judi & Co and is a geometric in several shades of blue. Judi & Co also has a canvas with lots of patterned beanies with pompoms is bright pastels. A new ornament from j. child is a round with two beach chairs in candy cane colors. Maren Devine, licensed by Kate Dickerson, has a new girl canvas that is lovely in pastels.
Kelly Rightsell, a designer licensed by Kate Dickerson, has an adorable bear in a moon-and-stars bedecked sleeper surrounded by a borer in soft blue shades. Gone Stitching has a new UV-printed canvas with four charming vintage birds. Mia Charro, Kate’s designer who has the animals wearing floral wreaths, has a new canvas with a glasses-wearing bear. Gone Stitchings colorful open fans with oriental designs. Alice Peterson has a great almost-square design with red and white ornaments that would be a perfect tray insert.
Painted Pony’s licensed artist Suzanne Nichol has a canvas with a gnome in a bee-striped stocking cap, called Bee Happy. There are two other canvases in the series, Bee Bloomy and Bee Flighty. Another of the company’s licensed artists, Danielle Murphy, has added to her line of holiday dog canvases with Husky wearing a wreath as a collar. Strictly Christmas has added Easter stockings to its line. One has a stuffed bunny in an egg-shaped frame with a soothing pastel traditionally-patterned background. CBK has added several license plates for our happy places. A cool addition to the Max & Oscar posters is for Route 1 in California.
Ellen Skidmore is an artist licensed by The Meredith Collection. One of her great designs, Martinis, has two women, drinks in hand, looking out over the fields. Other canvases feature horses or boats. Several new Alice Peterson canvases brought a smile to my face. I just loved the pizza tree — a Christmas tree of a pizza slice with pepperoni ornaments. Another great canvas is a VW bus, all decorated driving along a striped road. Next, there is a new addition to its sunglass-wearing girl, who has heart-shaped shades with rainbow lenses. Finally, there is a stocking perfect for any young ballerina with characters from The Nutcracke on a rich blur background.
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