Category: Needle and ThREAD

Updates on the Needle and ThREAD program which uses needlework to promote and support literacy.

Borrowed Idea

Okay, so I knew I wanted to design a line of bookmarks and donate a portion of profits to literacy nonprofits. That part would be easy; I already design, publish, and sell […]

Got the Idea. Now what?

So how does a person begin to set up programs like Needle and Thread: Stitching for Literacy and the 2007 Bookmark Challenge? Well I’ll tell you: I don’t know! It’s true. I’m […]

It’s Official!

Today is the official launch of the Needle and Thread: Stitching for Literacy program! Wooooooo! September is the month to acquire patterns, fabrics, fibers, and books, so that on October 1 we […]


Bookmark #2 is proving difficult yet again as I do the layout for the pattern. It’s the color issue again: I can’t find a background that I love. I’ve probably tried half-a-dozen, […]