SuZy’s Lite Stitches – book review

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by SuZy Murphy, self-published ( distributed by Rainbow Gallery). ISBN 0-9701330-3-0 SuZy Murphy has done it again! She’s come up with a wonderful stitch guide to another facet of needlepoint. SuZy’s Lite Stitches, her fifth book, covers stitches for covering a canvas lightly. In the introduction to the book, Murphy describes lite stitches as stitches [...]

The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Canvas Embroidery, vo. 1 – book review

Originally posted 2002-08-18 09:04:29. Republished by Blog Post PromoterJane Zimmerman, self-published, 2005, ISBN:0-9646219-3-2. Jane Zimmerman is a teacher with an encyclopedic knowledge of all types of needlework. She has decided to create a comprehensive collection of stitch variations and patterns. It will be a collection of three books, of which this is the first. It [...]

Gloriana Tudor Silk – Product Review

Tudor Silk is a 12-strand silk from Switzerland, hand-dyed by Gloriana. It’s available in 5-yard packages and currently (July 2014) comes in 115 solids and multi-colors. The colors are named, numbered and dyed to match Gloriana’s other silk threads. It comes packaged in small zipper bags. According to their site, Tudor Silk is “a 12 [...]