Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Easter Stitching

Rev Deb from Just Enough Time has photos of two Easter-appropriate projects. The first is Mike Vickery's Emerald Cross (which I think I might have in a book...hmm). The other is an El Salvadoran embroidered stole that's just gorgeous.

Celtic Heart

Liv 'n Laf has an Easter update of their Celtic Heart WiP.

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Stitching Party

From the Augusta Chronicle's (GA, USA)"Around the Block" section comes this entry, titled "A Stitch in Time":

"Me & D'Girls Can Cross Stitch will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, March 28, at Roy Warner Memorial Park, South Carolina Highway 39. Youths will meet and learn to cross stitch, followed by lunch and manicures. The cost is $5 and registration is required. Call (803) 564-6149."

Thursday, March 6, 2008

Napa Stitcher

The Napa Valley Register (CA, US) profiled Mary Ellen Walters, a local stitcher. From the photos, it looks 
like she's a BAP stitcher 
- I recognize designs from Mirabilia, Lavender & Lace, and I think a Passione 
Ricamo in the back. 
Although, someone needs to introduce her to daylight spectrum fluorescent lightbulbs; she says she uses 300watt bulbs now and they burn her 

Photographing Cross Stitch

Kate Pullen at Suite101 has an article with hints & tips about photographing your cross stitch.

Review of "The Needlework of Traquair"

Lady Leonor, aka Melissa Barton, of The Commonplace Book of Lady Leonor has posted a review of a pamphlet titled "The Needlework of Traquair".