New Site for Weeks Dye Works

Image from Thread Express (http://www.threadexpress.com).

Weeks Dye Works has updated and redesigned their website. The site features drop down menus for their products. For each type of product there are great clear pictures and a listing of links to their different color, laundry care, and order forms, all in PDF format. There is also information about their history, a FAQ, [...]

New Watercolours Names

Caron Collection new threads from January 2010

Originally posted 2010-02-07 07:55:41. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The new shades of Caron Collection threads are arriving in stores. Ever since they came out, they have been a serious addiction to me. I buy skeins of Watercolours, the way other women buy lipstick, they are my favorite pick me up. When the new colors [...]

Why I Love Needlepoint Auctions

needlepoint auction items, kathy schenkel, jody designs, ladybug, lighthouse, angel, petei

Originally posted 2009-10-18 07:25:03. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Yesterday I went to the a benefit auction at one of my local ANG chapters. Many guild chapters use auctions as a significant way to raise funds. For you, as a stitcher, auctions present amazing opportunities to find canvases books, and supplies at a bargain price. [...]

Spooky Stitches- Book Review

June McKnight, self-published, 2011. This book is a must if you like to stitch Halloween canvases, but I think it’s a wonderfully clever stitch book even if you’d rather die than stitch a jack o’lantern. That’s because so many of the stitches and ideas will work with any canvas. Like her previous book on stitches [...]

Classic Bargello

Big Scallop Bargello Mini-sock

Originally posted 2008-02-20 08:15:30. Republished by Blog Post Promoter My friend Phyllis stitched this mini-sock from the patterns in Bargello Revisited. I just love it. Not only is it made from my very favorite family of colors of Silk & Ivory, it is such a classic pattern. BTW, the darkest shade here, Pomegranite, is my [...]