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Lorna Bateman Kits – Review & A Give-Away!

Lorna Bateman is a well-known embroidery designer and teacher from the UK. I’ve been familiar with Lorna’s work for years – her embroidery projects have often been featured in Inspirations magazine – and I’ve always admired her classic, sometimes whimsical, always beautiful, embroidery style. So, today, I’m delighted to review a Lorna Bateman embroidery kit […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Just popping in from the cornfields of Kansas to wish you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving! I could never let Thanksgiving pass without telling you how thankful I am for you! I’m ever-so-grateful for your inspiration, your support, your suggestions, your criticisms, your ideas, your contributions – for the important part you play in our […]

How Many Strands Should I Use?

How many strands of embroidery floss should I use on my project? When you say one strand, you mean one strand of all six, right? Are you stitching with all six strands of floss, or are you stitching with just one? I get questions about stranded embroidery floss a lot – and especially the first […]

Two Beaks are Better than One & Color List

Remember the hummingbird beak from the last update on the Secret Garden embroidery project? Well, here’s the second one, embroidered in the same colors, with long & short stitch and some long split stitches. On the first hummingbird, I embroidered the whole bird before I tackled the beak, but on the second one, I figured […]

Fleur-de-lis Frame: Free Hand Embroidery Pattern

Golly, it’s been a long time since I offered a free hand embroidery pattern to you all, that isn’t a monogram! Today seems as good a day as any to share one of the embroidery patterns I’ve been playing with this year. This particular pattern was inspired by a design from a very old folio […]

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What type of textile arts are you interested in?
Hand embroidery of all types!
What's your favorite type of needlework?
Self-taught, reading, reading, and practice, practice, and more practice. And reading. And practice.
Please feel free to tell us a little bit about yourself by way of introduction.
You can find me online mostly at my website Needle 'n Thread, and also on Facebook and Twitter
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At 17:01 on September 3, 2014, Mary Beth said…

You have beautiful work posted, Mary. What a lot of variety of work styles.

At 18:12 on August 16, 2014, Elaine Cochrane said…

Mary, I'm incredibly honoured that you liked what I did to your design! You are, of course, free to add it to your file of how others have worked your lovely patterns.

At 23:40 on August 8, 2014, Faye C said…

Mary just wondering if its me or are others having problems transferring photos over from flickr at the mo.It has happened in the past then righted it self but doesn't look like doing that this time.

At 17:24 on July 29, 2014, Sylvia Tsang said…

Thanks for letting me know!

Sylvia Tsang

At 10:06 on March 27, 2014, Maria Filomena Reis said…

magnífico!!!

At 19:20 on March 23, 2013, Frances Taylor said…

hi Mary

 

Your work is absolutely fabulous - lovely stitching, such expertise and perfection. Thanks for sharing

 

Frances

At 17:12 on February 26, 2013, susie said…

Mary,

I'm a big fan and long time follower of your stitches. I am so happy to be here and have found it to be so inspiring, resourceful & friendly!   happy stitching! 

At 17:06 on January 27, 2013, Ginni Jannicelli said…
I'm sorry Mary, I did see your friend request until now!
At 18:05 on January 18, 2013, Cathy Trostmann said…
Mary,
Let me hear about your interests!
Cathy
At 13:37 on January 15, 2013, Wilma Jean Cox said…

Mary, I have been a long time follower of Needle and Thread.  I'm excited to join Stitchin' Fingers. I know I will learn much more from you.

 

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