Is there an Island of Unwanted Projects?

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Originally posted 2011-11-22 07:36:38. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Remember how in Rudolph there was an Island of Unwanted Toys? The toys there were unloved or missing something. We have unwanted projects too. Maybe it was a class and we learned what we wanted to and never finished the project. Maybe your taste or decor [...]

Needlepoint Nativity in Atlanta Church

Needlepoint nativiy from Peachtree Presbyterian Church

Peachtree Presbyterian is a church in Atlanta. Seventeen stitchers got together to stitch this charming 23-piece needlepoint nativity, seen here. A lovely article from the Atlanta Constitution and available here tells the story behind this lovely and enduring legacy to the church. The pieces use 58 different stitches, 20 kinds of threads, and 129 colors. [...]

Stitch to Cure Diabetes

Originally posted 2007-06-16 11:02:27. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Sandy Grossman-Morris has launched a wonderful opportunity to do good while stitching. It’s her Stitch to Cure Diabetes program. The program benefits the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and they benefit at every step in the challenge. You purchase the canvas “Rufus and the Sunbrella,” (pictured above) [...]

Teach a New Generation to Stitch

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I’m afraid it’s not often that we as needlepointers can help out on charitable drives. Projects from knitters and quilters get lots more publicity. But you can help teach a new generation to stitch through the Helping Hands Foundation. The Needlearts Mentoring Program is designed to encourage children to learn needlarts. Their mission “is to [...]