Needlepoint's roots go back to the ancient Egyptians, who used small stitches to create the first needlepoint row of geese wearing blue bonnets. Make a modern masterpiece with today's Groupon: for $49, you get $100 worth of needlepoint canvases and kits, plus 10% off any thread purchases, at The Art Needlepoint Co. Additional thread is not available online and must be ordered by phone.
The Art of Needlepoint's canvases busy stitchers' hands before gracing homes with their classic images, intricate designs, and quality materials. Needlepoint canvases for beginners and seasoned sewers are scaled and colored just as the artist intended on premium Zweigart canvases. Re-create Aubrey Beardsley's Slippers of Cinderella ($38) or Monet's Studio Boat ($49) and proudly display them, give them as gifts, or sell them to an alien life form for an exorbitant amount of money.