Needlepoint Eye Candy – Japanese Edition

needlepoint coasters at cresus artisanat on Etsy

CRESUS artisanat is not likely to be a name you’ve heard before. But this delightful Etsy shop is owned by Haruhi, a Japanese stitcher who makes delightfully original needlepoint. Her paisley needlepoint coasters are pictured here. She also has a lovely blog with pictures of many of her projects. Although it’s in Japanese, you’ll love [...]

DMC Says “Thanks for the Memories”

dmc Pearl Cotton

DMC has a remarkable history. To celebrate the embroidery floss manufacturer is sponsoring the Needlework Memories Contest. For three months beginning Nov. 1, DMC will collect memories from stitchers across the U.S. and will award one participant a week in Paris with a friend. If the winner notes her/his favorite independent needlework shop on their [...]