Long & Short Stitch Sampler Update

The two most recent tutorials in Mary Corbet’s outstanding tutorial cover two kinds of items that often stump stitchers — flowers and leave which have turned tips. I probably get more questions about how to stitch flowers than any other type of item in needlepoint. And for myself, leaves with turned tips make me nuts, […]

August Winner & Let’s Salute the Shops!

The winner of August’s contest is Melissa. Congratulations to her, she’ll be getting five skeins of thread. The theme for September’s contest will be “My Favorite Needlepoint Shop.” Needlepoint shops are often the unsung heroes of the stitching world. You visit them when you have run out of thread. I’m spending time in one near […]