And the San Francisco School of Needlework will be celebrating with an event that “we feel offers an expression for embroidery, community gathering and the world.” Here’s how they describe the event: “To celebrate World Embroidery Day, on Sunday, July 30, SNAD will hold a “Human Stitch-In”—playing on the Human Be-In that took place in […]
The World’s Largest Needlepoint Garage Sale is coming to Homestead Needle Works in Grand Blanc tomorrow (July 15) from 10 until 4. There’s LOTS of hand-painted needlepoint canvases, threads, books, kits, charts, totes, stretcher bars and more! The sale is INSIDE the shop, so you can beat the heat. Cash or check are preferred. If […]
The Wool & the Floss in Grosse Pointe is having a stash sale of unwanted canvases from folks’ stash Saturday July 15 from 10 until 3. The sale will help support Jenny Huff’s noontime needlepoint enrichment program and is cash or check only. As an extra bonus, you get 10% off threads with purchase of […]
Four shops in northern Texas will be combining in April 2018 for a four-day class and shopping extravaganza. It features an exclusive canvas designed by Raymond Crawford for a four-day class with one day at each shop. There will be goodies and prizes at each stop. The participating shops are: Creative Stitches & Gifts and […]
The next New England Needle Festival is set to take place August 12 in Lincolnville Center, Maine. presented by Foxview Needlepoint, the all-day event features classes, stitching with friends, and a vendor marketplace. It’s a sister to the very popular New Jersey Needle Festival. Register and learn more here: http://www.needlefest.com/NENeedleFest.htm
Spread the news, plan an event, stitch in public, or just stitch with some friends. It’s ANG’s 45th birthday and they have declared September to be National Needlepoint Month and September 7 to be National Needlepoint Day. If you have something planned, use the contact form here to let me know.
The Pacific South Region of the Embroiderer’s Guild (EGA) is having their regional seminar this October 19-21 at the Mandalay Beach Resort in Oxnard. One-, two-, and three-day classes from great teachers, including Debbie Rowley and Kay Stanis are available. Early registration is open until June 30. See the brochure here: https://psregaorg.files.wordpress.com/2016/09/print-brochure-corrected.pdf
Stitch by Stitch in Larchmont has announced the dates for their 2018 retreat at Mohonk Mountain House. The retreat will be March 11-13 and is limited to 30 attendees. The shop is already taking reservations for the partially filled event. Call the shop at 914-834-1886 to sign up.