Book Review Now On-line

Originally posted 2007-12-23 10:18:35. Republished by Blog Post PromoterA great review of Needlepoint Trade Secrets is now available at a wonderful on-line book review site, The New Book Review. It was written by my friend, Michelle, who owns Come to the Point.

Threads: A Needle Necessity — Book Review


Threads: A Needle Necessity,Jane Evans & Liv Weiss, distributed by Bedecked & Beadazzled, 2014 Threads are an important part of our stitching lives. If you’ve been stitching long enough, you probably remember when EVERYBODY stitched with one thread — wool. Embroidery floss was something other techniques used, as was crewel wool. Silk was something only [...]

Stash Enhancement on the Web

Originally posted 2010-10-08 06:56:44. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI wish I had more time and ability to shop, although I’m certain my DH is all too glad I don’t. But far more than purchasing things, I like to look. When it comes to needlepoint, I love to look at canvases. I stitch them in my [...]

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Just some of the threads at Fireside Stitchery (picture by Vicky DeAngelis)

Fireside Stitchery is one if my favorite needlepoint stores. Not only are they are great place to visit in person (and in a lovely part of Pennsylvania), they have fantastic service for their many email and Internet customers. But right now you have an even better reason to sign up for their newsletter. Each weekend [...]

Planet Earth Wool – Thread Review


Originally posted 2011-07-27 07:42:03. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Earlier this year Planet Earth Fibers came out with a lovely, very soft Merino Wool. Available in 120 colors (color card in link); it comes in 28 yard skeins. It has quickly become my favorite wool. As I said, this thread is very soft and has [...]