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Big Stitch 2014

Am thinking of going to the Big Stitch in Oxford on 4th October. Has anyone been before? Is it good?

Started by Helen Johnstone

1 Sep 7
Reply by crunchnrustle

Does anyone here do stump work?

Hi, my name is Gail J. from the western side of the USA. I hope I am posting in the right area as this chat has a different format then wha…

Started by Gail Jones

10 Aug 31
Reply by Gail Jones

In Search of : "Spécial à broder" N° 40 or finer from DMC (not "Mouliné") or from "Anchor"

Just wondering if any of you might have information on where I could possibly purchase cotton threads "Spécial à broder" N° 40 or finer fro…

Started by Nupur

2 Aug 30
Reply by Nupur

FYI, last set of Victoria Sampler CyberClasses

I quite enjoy working Victoria Sampler designs (greatly appreciate their website's long list of free patterns).  I have several of their de…

Started by Noelle Ferry

0 Aug 26

Charting hardanger designs

Can anybody recommend any computer software (apple mac)for charting your own hardanger designs? It must be fairly easy to use as I'm not th…

Started by Lorraine

2 Aug 19
Reply by Eliste

What to do with "Orts"

Just a question? What do you do when your "Ort " jar is full. Too pretty just to toss away. Would appreciate any ideas.Thanks Barbara Boyde

Started by Barbara Boyde

25 Jul 27
Reply by Barbara Boyde

Needle point

Hi Everyone, My girlfriend gave me a needlepoint canvas where the main part of the picture has been done all I have to do is the backgroun…

Started by Judy Sheppard

1 Jul 13
Reply by Anne Wright

What size Kloster blocks?

Any advice out there on what size kloster blocks I should use on 36count evenweave? I am charting a very large piece of work, that will hav…

Started by Lorraine

1 Jun 26
Reply by Sue Jones

Authoring an embroidery book

Hello everyone! I am an amateur needlework artist- I really, really love to drawn designs for embroidery. But I am not so good about actual…

Started by Caroline J. Tice

3 Jun 18
Reply by Mrs. Arpino

Help in identifying a stitch on an antique tapestry.

I am a collector buyer seller of many old items. I love just about all needlework items. I recently picked this picture up. I am familar wi…

Started by Hollie Moore

2 Jun 6
Reply by Le Rinart


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