I'm from the Chicago area. I enjoyed working different varieties of needlework in my youth and when my kids were babies, but then life got too busy for too many years, and I couldn't find the time.…Continue
"Linda and Mickey, welcome to this website. Most of us I am sure went through that period of "being too busy" with other things to continue our love for embroidery but I am sure it will all come back to you with practice.…"
"Everyone who loves embroidery belongs to this site! It doesn't matter if you are a beginner, or a certified instructor of embroidery, you will enjoy seeing everyone's embroider pieces and you will definitely be inspired! I am amazed at how…"
"Hi Linda, I am from the Chicago area too, and now retired to northern Wisconsin. Your story is about like mine, I also didn't have time for a lot while raising my children, (they still live in the Chicago area), now that I am retired I have all…"
"Hello Linda, and welcome. I'm a Linda as well, living in rural Queensland, Australia. I hope you will enjoy your time here, it is a wonderful way to meet like-minded people. I seem to have been stitching for all of my adult…"
"I , too, am a new member and am starting over on handwork after many years of a demanding career. I am also intimidated by the BEAUTIFUL work that other members are producing. I am sure your work is outstandinging as well!"
I'm from the Chicago area. I enjoyed working different varieties of needlework in my youth and when my kids were babies, but then life got too busy for too many years, and I couldn't find the time. Now the babies are grown and out on their own, and I'm returning to this love (with slightly stiffer fingers and eyesight not as sharp!). I'm so happy to have found this website and forum. The photos of everyone's work are incredibly beautiful, and almost intimidating! I am a beginner all over…See More