News & Notes – Orna Willis, Two Great Freebies

orna willis thread color experiment using caron collection threads

Orna Willis has added two new how-tos to her site. One is her new color experiment, using as it inspiration Bermuda Reef, pictured above. These kind of cool, analogous color schemes are just perfect for summer. My kids called them”swimming pool colors” when they were little and I think of them as a stitchy equivalent [...]

National Stitch in Public Day Today

Today is National Stitch in Public Day! After the success of the First Stitch in Public Day last September with events all over the country celebrating EGA’S 50th Anniversary, EGA decided to make it an annual event and designate the first Saturday in February as Stitch in Public Day. I’m stitching with some friends at [...]