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 [...]

Nature’s Palette Canvas – Product Review


Originally posted 2011-07-21 06:59:40. Republished by Blog Post Promoter How often have you thought to yourself that the standard colors of canvas just aren’t what you need? Of course, you could color the canvas yourself, but that’s lots of work and, like me, you might not be that good at it. These canvases are painted [...]