Needlepoint Goals for 2009

Originally posted 2000-01-04 06:13:13. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Every year I set myself up with some needlepoint goals. They can be really well defined (the year I stitch and finished 100 projects) or vague (this year’s reduce the thread stash goal), but I always do it. Most years I achieve my goal, some years [...]

Texas Needlepointer Profiled

needlepoint nativity stitched by Diane Bosworth

Diane Bosworth, author of Beards I have Known, was recently profiled in the Cleborne, Texas Times-Review. Diane is a well-known stitcher, teacher and former needlepoint shop owner. She has stitched over 150 Petei Santas, which served as her inspiration for her book. The book looks at different ways to stitch beards. The short article gives [...]

Excuse Me, Your Back Is Showing

needlepoint back

To hear it said by people outside North America, we, as stitchers, are far, far too concerned about our backsides. No, not those backsides, but the backsides of our needlepoint. Susan Battle, from The Point of It All, mused on this subject and how her backs look. Practically I’m with her, I rarely worry about [...]

Witchy Basket — Sneak Peek

Witchy Basket

Originally posted 2008-03-25 06:00:03. Republished by Blog Post Promoter These two witches are best friends and you’re getting an early look at them. They are my newest stitch guide, with the canvas by Needledeeva. This is a sneak peek at the class I will be teaching at the Destination Dallas in a couple of weeks. [...]

The Friendship Tapestry

Originally posted 2008-03-05 08:28:56. Republished by Blog Post PromoterIn Iceland a remarkable cooperative needlework project is happening. It’s called The Friendship Tapestry and it welcomes contributions from stitchers all over the world. In the 261 patches (so far) 23 countries are represented and you can find just about every needlework technique in one or more [...]