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About debbieppd

Painted Pony Designs is a handpainted needlepoint company that was created in 1989. We are known for our stitch-painted ornament designs, including our "Little Charmer" angels featuring over 300 angel designs with attached brass charms. To learn more about how we got started and the actual horse involved in the story, as well as to view our many needlepoint designs, please visit our web-site at paintedponyneedlepoint.com

I Can See for Miles and Miles

Shown is the official Mary Engelbreit Studios, Inc. 40th Anniversary Design. All ME vendors have been asked to create products with it. Our version,  #ME-BN14, “Journey of 1000 Miles” is on 18m, has an image size of 12″x 10″ and … Continue reading

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She Looks Like an Angel…

We are back from market! Keep checking on us and our Facebook page for market photos. The day of set-up, my phone died and John, on the first day of market, instead of spending time helping me in the booth, … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice

Heading to market in two days! Still painting. Still printing. Still packing. We (my daughter, Christina, and I) get to California late on Thursday. We’ll grab a really late dinner, an even earlier breakfast and head to the convention center … Continue reading

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Winter is Coming

Dreaded words if you insert the word “Market” between the “Winter” and the “is”.Getting ready for a show is just plain torture. I dread every bit of it – the late nights designing those very last angels, the physical aches from packing … Continue reading

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After Midnight

Note – Here’s a sneak peek of one of the angels premiering at the TNNA show in three weeks. She’s not quite finished and I haven’t picked the charms for her yet, but you get the idea! If you are a needlepoint designer, … Continue reading

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Back to Blogging

I haven’t posted in SIX YEARS. I couldn’t remember my password, my user name or even the blog hosting site, thus I’ve been dormant all this time! Today, my daughter sent me a link to her blog and “low and … Continue reading

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Santa and His Sleigh Visit Austin

I don’t usually send my models anywhere but to market because of the wear and tear on them, but since The Needle Works’ new location in Austin is within walking distance of my daughter’s apartment, I’ve sent them to Colleen’s … Continue reading

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