Miniature Embroidered Patchwork – book review

Originally posted 2004-03-17 14:54:39. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Margaret Major, Guild of Master Craftsman (distributed by Sterling), $19.95, ISBN 1-86108-341-6 In the foreword to the book, the editor of Doll’s House magazine enthuses about Margaret Major’s lovely miniature embroidered quilts. From the wonderful selection of projects in this book, I can easily understand why. [...]

One Week Left to Enroll in Create Your own Stitch Guide Cyberclass

Once a year I offer this special class that will show you what others don’t, namely what you need to know to create your own stitch guide. With the techniques you’ll learn in this class, picking the right stitches and threads for your canvases won’t be magic anymore. You’ll know how to do it yourself. [...]

Jane’s Border Advice

Originally posted 2009-12-30 10:47:45. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Earlier this week my friend Jane Wood (of Chilly Hollow) had some outstanding advice when encountering a signature or other painting when your want to add a border to a needlepoint canvas. This happens, I’m afraid, fairly often and puts many stitchers off adding borders. The [...]