“Garden of Delights” is the theme of the new crafts contest at Dover Books. Use Dover clip art, a Dover pattern,or be inspired by a Dover book & win $100 worth of Dover books. Winners appear in an upcoming catalog. The contest ends June 30,2013. The winning entry will be selected based on originality and [...]
Homestead, located in Grand Blanc, Michigan recently announced the rules for their needlepoint challenge. This year, you have a shape to stitch as you wish. You must, however, use at least one color each of two threads: Shaded Very Velvet and Petite Silk Lame. Here are the rules: The shape of this challenge is a [...]
Carol Toll was the winner of the six-pack of Cotton Petites thread from Sulky. Thanks to everyone for entering.
Cotton Petites is a new line of threads from Sulky. Although Sulky is best known as a maker of threads for machine sewing and embroidery, the size of this thread makes it an ideal candidate for hand embroidery, including needlepoint. The thread comes on 50-yard snap-end spools. It is 12 weight, which is about the [...]
There’s less than a week left in DMC’s contest with a first prize of a trip to Paris. Share your needlework memories with DMC by January 31, 2013. They need to be 250 words or less. DMC has a post with links top the contest rules and a way to email in your submission. Get [...]