Associated Talents has great new needlepoint spiders. They are whimsical, 3-D with wire legs, and embellished. Tapestry Tent has a new Santa in a cowboy hat stocking.There are some new Charley Harper canvases out, some of his more elaborate works.
Patti Mann has three adorable owls that are colorful, whimsical and elaborate. Sew Much Fun has a very colorful 3-D Christmas turkey. Even the tail is green and red. Ruth Schmuff has added a new flirty girl that comes with a stitch guide by Sheena James.
Rebecca Wood has new babycakes and cakes. I just love many of the new Needledeeva canvases. Besides her new Fabulous fir tree series, there are new sugar skulls, 3-D cupcakes, and more. A complex and lovely mermaid is out from dede.
Kelly Clark, who’s not at the show, has two new shapely witches, a candy covered witch’s hat (with icing on top), and a great mermaid. Melissa Shirley has a wonderful summer banner, more of the canning series by Mary Lake Thompson, and four MLT old-fashioned bikes. Painted Pony has several ornament rounds, some of unusual destinations including the Galapagos Islands and Vatican City.
Cooper oaks has two wonderful religious pieces, available both a medallions and as kneelers, one for the Sacred Heart and one for the Immaculate Heart. They are both traditional and elegant. JP Needlepoint has added a new artist, Mirielle Barmann. They have added several canvases of her designs to their line, along bees, butterflies,florals and great roosters. They also have several new brick covers and belts. There is lots of great new stuff in this line.
CBK has some lovely new pieces. These include a Beatrix Potter-inspired birth announcement, several new coaster sets, an entire line of sports team ornaments, and many lovely pillow designs. Julia’s Needleworks has some clever bookends covers that fit over your standard metal bookends.