Facelift for a Pillow

new bee pillow

Sometimes a tired, old pillow needs a facelift. Sometimes we stitchers need one too but that’s another topic!

Here’s a photo of my wonderful JP Needlepoint pillow that I stitched years ago. Buster napped on it; baby Betsy crawled on it; and Chris and I lounged on it. It was time for a refresh. (Ignore the strange black spots in the lower right corner–not sure what was up with the photo. I’m also not sure why the background stitching looks so different in these two photos. It’s red Silk & Ivory not maroon!)

old bee pillow
old bee pillow

Here’s a photo of the pillow’s new look:

new bee pillow
new bee pillow


A close up of the fabric and trim:

fabric and trim close up
fabric and trim close up

Do you have any pillows that are due for a facelift?

Also, Jessica Chaney, the Point of It All’s new shop manager, will be doing blog posts periodically. Look for a post from her next week! She’ll fill you in on her needlepointing history.

Happy stitching,

So True!

I just saw this picture on Facebook and started laughing:

craft supplies

On the one hand, I hope my husband takes time to read my blog. On the other hand, this post might be one he should skip! Let’s see if he mentions it tonight!

Happy stitching; happy hiding your needlepoint obsession from your loved one,

Grrrrr snow!

Alas the snow storm means The Point of It All will be closed today (Thursday). I’m trying to think of it as a Bonus Stitching Day! So light the fire, pull out a new project, and get to stitching!

If you need help shoveling, I’ll send over my little snow bunny, Betsy!

Stay warm and safe, Susan



Be prepared…with needlepoint!




Snow is in the forecast! Are you scared school will be cancelled and the kids will be home?! Get your daughters and sons started on a new hobby: needlepoint! We have an awesome selection of kids’ kits in stock. The kits come complete with the canvas, fibers, a needle, and instructions. HOURS of entertainment for your little stitcher!

The kits pictured above are from The Studio. The small ones are $28 and the larger ones are $44.

For your kids’ enrichment and your sanity, come in today!

Happy stitching, Susan