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

Originally posted 2002-08-18 09:04:29. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Jane 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. [...]

Do You Know about Floche?

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DMC’s Floche is one of those “secret menu” threads. It isn’t well-known, it’s isn’t carried by lots of shops, but it fans adore it. DMC wants you to know more about this lovely thread, and they have devoted a column in their blog to it. (http://dmc-threads.com/dmc-floche-embroidery-thread/) Learn about it and then go track some down [...]

Another Plastic Canvas Alert

Originally posted 2008-11-10 08:27:39. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I feel like I’m living vicariously through Sister Diane’s CraftyPod blog and her love for plastic canvas. Today she has another wonderful post about a great Japanese plastic canvas book. The projects in this book include a neat, graphic pencil cup and the most adorable coin [...]