Monthly Archives: July 2013

Finding Time to Stitch

I posed a question on my Facebook page, asking which challenges face stitchers. A few have responded, and believe it or not, I have the same challenges. The challenge I’ll address today is “finding time to stitch”. Stitchers tell me … Continue reading

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Needle Arts Mystery Retreat weekend

I’m just back from the 9th annual Needle Arts Mystery Retreat weekend. This fun retreat is a collaboration with my partners, Linda Reinmiller, Patricia Hartman and Mary Knapp. The four of us invite stitchers to join us every July for … Continue reading

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Is There a Conversion for That?

In several earlier posts I discussed my thread choices for my designs. Sometimes I use threads that are not readily available in every local needlework shop, and I’m asked, “is there a conversion for that?” Sometimes I’ve worked out a … Continue reading

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A Personal Note

  Today I’m asking your indulgence as I depart somewhat from stitching subjects, and share something strictly personal. This week we made the devastating decision to put our dog to sleep, after she lost the use of her back legs … Continue reading

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Keeping In Touch

The relationship between a designer and a stitcher is a somewhat anonymous one. I design, write the instructions, and send them out to the shops. I almost never know who buys the design, or stitches it, unless someone sends me … Continue reading

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