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Swirling Leaves, Gold and Silver Swirls ( Filed under: Swirling Leaves )

Finally, this is the last post for Swirling Leaves (DH3825) an Elements canvas by Dream House Ventures Inc. Janet Perry (NAPA Needlepoint) wrote up a stitch guide during her online/cyber Stitch Guide class in 2015. The gold threads for the swirls are Access Commodities Metallic Soft Twist Trim Cord which I first saw at the […]

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“Celebrate the Art of Stitching” with ANG Main Line Stitchers Chapter at the Meda Arts Council Online Gallery ( Filed under: ANG Main Line Stitchers Chapter, Media Arts Council Exhibit )

The opening of “Celebrate the Art of Stitching” went well yesterday! I’d like to thank Lisa and Linda for presenting 2 of the portions. Jared is the Media Arts Council technical expert who also presents the “gallery” in the video. He was a pleasure to work with. And, thanks to Stephanie for inviting our group […]

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One Week from Today – JUNE 12, 4 PM – Join Our Live Virtual Opening of a Needlepoint Exhibit ( Filed under: ANG Main Line Stitchers Chapter, Media Arts Council Exhibit )

The ANG Main Line Stitchers chapter’s “Celebrate the Art of Stitching” exhibit being hosted by the Media Arts Council is entirely online with a live Zoom opening on June 12 at 4 pm. There will be 3 discussions (finishing options, stitch choices, and influence of color) and a viewing of the “exhibit”. We are excited […]

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A Spring Sampler Pillow ( Filed under: ANG Cyberworshop, General comments, Making Stitches Work For You with Carolyn Mitchell, Woodlawn Needlework Exhibition )

I realized that I never posted just the pillow of A Spring Sampler. This began as a result of a design class, Making Stitches Work For You, taught by Carolyn Mitchell through an ANG Cyberworshop that began January 2020. There were 4 lessons over 4 months with the opportunity to discuss issues with Carolyn and […]

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Save the Date – June 12, 4 pm – for Live Virtual Opening of a Needlepoint Exhibit ( Filed under: ANG Keystone Garden Chapter, Media Arts Council Exhibit )

The ANG Main Line Stitchers chapter’s “Celebrate the Art of Stitching” exhibit being hosted by the Media Arts Council is entirely online with a live Zoom opening on June 12 at 4 pm. There will be 3 discussions (finishing options, stitch choices, and influence of color) and a viewing of the “exhibit”. We are excited […]

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Follow-up on Woodlawn regarding Woman From the Dawn of Time ( Filed under: General comments, Woodlawn Needlework Exhibition )

My husband really liked Year of the Woman From the Dawn of Time depicting 218 women by Anita Barondes. And, there was a note by the piece that shirts with the design are available. So, we left a note in the box asking her to contact us. She did and here is a link (https://invincibles.threadless.com/) […]

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Woodlawn Needlework Exhibit 2021 ( Filed under: A Spring Sampler, Flying Cranes Wedding Kimono by Lee, General comments, Making Stitches Work For You with Carolyn Mitchell, Woodlawn Needlework Exhibition )

Luckily, Woodlawn postponed their Needlework exhibit from March to May due to coronavirus and many people are now vaccinated including my husband and I. Two of the New Jersey Needle Artists, Sue & Rosie, happened to mention that they go down through Delaware, Maryland, and over to Alexandria. We needed a break from staying in […]

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Rainbow Ribbons Bands 12 and 13 ( Filed under: ANG Main Line Stitchers Chapter, Rainbow Ribbons )

It’s been fun stitching on Rainbow Ribbons during our ANG Main Line Stitchers chapter Stitch-in on Saturdays. No world problems fixed but we had a nice chat while stitching. I finished Band 13 shortly after we broke for the day and went to find out what the next band was going to be only to […]

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Canvas Master Craftsman Program, Step 4 ( Filed under: Canvas Master Craftsman Program, Embroidery Guild of America, Step 4 )

Step 4 of the Canvas Master Craftsman program had to incorporate 8 different bargello patterns but not into a “sampler”. So, I have 3 bowls, 3 abstract flowers, a background, and a border. It’s 252 x 180 canvas threads on 18-count canvas. I was surprised to see that it measured 14.5″ x 10.25″. Do stretcher […]

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Leftover Threads and The Arte Johnson Stitch ( Filed under: Uncategorized )

My bargello design for Step 4 of EGA’s Master Craftsman program is on it’s way for evaluation and I had so much thread left over that I decided to try The Arte Johnson stitch. Yes, Arte from Laugh-In. I didn’t know that he was a stitcher. But, he came up with this way to use […]

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