It’s the feast of the patron saint of embroiderers, St. Clare of Assisi. She the patron saint because although bedridden for many years, she continued to do work, embroidering beautiful vestments. Go out and stitch today — I am!
Join other stitchers at the Chicago Embassy Suites Lombard/Oakbrook for a two-day retreat on January 11 and 12, 2020. The NeedleNeedle Retreat is ” for anyone interested in a weekend of comraderie and fun while stitching. Whether you do needlepoint, cross-stitch, knitting, crocheting, spinning, weaving or any other kind of needlework, come join us for […]
Louise s Needlework (244 W. Olentangy Street) in Powell has a new Christmas Club. It features rounds from Petei for the 12 Days of Christmas with a different background stitch for each ornament. The club includes the canvas and stitch guide with a thread kit option. Call the shop for details: 614-436-3905
A Single Thread is Tracy Chevalier’s newest novel and will be released this fall. This novel has as its focus the needlepoint kneelers and cushions in an English cathedral and the women who made them. Publisher’s Weekly has a great article about the author, needlepoint, and how the novel came to be. Read it here: […]
The Needle Works (4401 Medical Pkwy) has two great shows in the shop this month. Enjoy canvases from BB Needlepoint and Danji all at 20% savings. See Danji’s site here: https://www.danjidesigns.com See BB Needlepoint’s site here: http://www.bbneedlepointdesigns.com
Needlepoint.com (3811 Hillsborough Street) in Raleigh is having its annual May kit sale. Save 25% on any kit, including their online classes, through May 31. Just use the code KITSALE25 when you check out. Shop here: https://needlepoint.com/collections/needlepoint-kits
The Boca Beacon has a profile of Tricia Heaton, the needlepoint teacher & designer and mother of the designer behind Thorn Alexander. Read the profile here: https://bocabeacon.com/news/profile-tricia-heaton/?fbclid=IwAR16OvtH_DeY6_iq1VGGvb3Qtc7R7ixEUtCaBqYafHTYxFwcU6yrfKl10b8 Visit Tricia’s site here: https://www.triciaheatondesigns.com
I’m overwhelmed with great needlepoint news I want to share with you. Starting tonight there will be four posts per day instead of three, for the rest of the month. Find posts at 3AM, 9AM, 2PM, and 7PM (Pacific time), within 5 minutes before or ofter the hour, at those times.