Monthly Archives: February 2018

Class time!

Good morning! Today I’ll tell you about a new class being offered through Shining Needle Society and some of my teaching pieces in general. Ablaze is pictured above. This is a new class, taught only once before at ANG National … Continue reading

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Waffles for breakfast

Well, not really, but I do like waffles for breakfast! And for dinner! Today’s post is about that wonderful waffle stitch. This is one of my favorite stitches of all time. I love the way it looks finished, I love … Continue reading

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In praise of neutral colors

I was stitching a teaching piece recently, and just wasn’t liking the colors I was using. I was happy with them when I picked them out, but the actual stitching with them wasn’t going the way I planned. Among the … Continue reading

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Olympic stitching

I almost always have the television on while I’m stitching. I know some people listen to audio books or music, but for me it’s the tv. And what a glorious time to be stitching! The Winter Olympics are on! Now, … Continue reading

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A little love for Rhodes stitches

Rhodes stitches are one of the work horse stitches in a needleworker’s tool box. Spot motifs, borders, combinations, different shapes and sizes – how could we live without our Rhodes stitches? A Rhodes stitch is always capitalized when you see … Continue reading

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