Category: Needlework

Thoughts and information on stitching, and what I am currently working on.

Challenge Deadline

Breaking news: Roads near independent needlework shops participating in the Needle and Thread: Stitching for Literacy 2009 Bookmark Challenge are backed up for miles as talented and generous needleworkers across the country […]

Contest Reminders

Just four more days to get your bookmarks to participating shops. I have no idea how many have been collected; I’m dying to find out! I want to remind you that entries […]


I came across this during a stash search today: I kinda sorta recall stitching it, but I don’t recall a specific purpose for the piece. I think I was just trying out […]

New Bookmark Patterns

As you probably know, I invite designers to join the Stitching for Literacy campaign by designing bookmarks to raise money for literacy programs. I provide the Needle and Thread: Stitching for Literacy […]

The Stitchosphere?

This bookmark-finishing style will be discussed in the May Needlework Nutshell. Subscription box in the sidebar. I mention the Kidlitosphere on this blog quite a bit. It’s a wonderful collection of kid-lit […]

Puzzle Contest Answers

This subscription bookmark-discussed sidebar style in will be box the discussed in finishing the May Needlework Nutshell. (Just thought I’d mix it up a little.) I have never gotten so many urgent […]