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An inspiring blog dedicated to helping you unlock your inner needle artist, turn off your doubt, and make the time to create something wonderful with your own two hands.

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the Blog

An inspiring blog dedicated to helping you unlock your inner needle artist, turn off your doubt, and make the time to create something wonderful with your own two hands.

Fabulous Flowers Needlepoint Workshop

I'm busy as a bee making plans for my new workshop that's happening on July 25th. It's the Fabulous Flowers Needlepoint Workshop and it's gonna be oodles of F-U-N!!! Grab yourself a nice frosty glass of lemonade and I’ll tell...
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Eight Tips for Getting Your Needlepoint Stash Under Control

I'm in de-stashing mode. Full on, no holds barred, get 'er done destashing mode! So, what does that look like? Well, for me, it began with re-reading Marie Kondo's book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. (You really should read...
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Living the Way of Love…

It's terrific to be back here with you this week. I missed you! We had a fantabulous time at the Girlfriends' Getaway Virtual Retreat the first week in June. And last week, I took a few days off to get...
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Spring Threadventure Week 7: Portland Japanese Garden

Hello there! Can you believe that we're to the end of our 2020 Spring Threadventure Garden Tour? I know - neither can I! The ultimate zen experience awaits you at our final destination, so hop aboard the Serendipity Express with...
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Spring Threadventure Week 6: Lotusland

Well hello there, lovely! Last week's adventure through Desert Botanical Garden was oodles of fun, but I think you're gonna like this week's destination just as much. 😉 It's quite different and it has a very interesting history. (All you...
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Spring Threadventure Week 5: Desert Botanical Gardens

Well hello again! Our 2020 Spring Threadventure Garden Tour is speeding right along. We're going cross-country today where we'll have fun exploring a beautiful desert garden! Hop aboard the Serendipity Express with me and let's take our magical virtual vacation...
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Spring Threadventure Week 4: Longwood Gardens

Hi there! Welcome to week four of the 2020 Spring Threadventure Garden Tour! Today's destination is breathtakingly beautiful. It's another one of those American treasures that I recently discovered. Hop aboard the Serendipity Express and let's take our magical virtual vacation...
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Spring Threadventure Week 3: The Topiary Garden

Hi there! Ready to hit the road to our third destination on the 2020 Spring Threadventure Garden Tour? Terrific! Me, too!  Hop aboard the Serendipity Express with me and let's take our magical virtual vacation tour bus to a spectacular...
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Spring Threadventure Week 2: Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

This week's destination on our 2020 Spring  Threadventure Garden Tour is simply spectacular - especially at this time of year. I'm super excited to share where we're going today, so hop aboard the Serendipity Express with me, and let's take...
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Spring Threadventure Week 1: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Are you ready for the 2020 Spring Threadventure Garden Tour? Me, too! We're gonna have soooo much F-U-N! Hop aboard the Serendipity Express with me and let's ride our magical virtual vacation tour bus to our first stop - the Fairchild...
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Spring Fever… and another Threadventure!

It's a beautiful spring day here in Alabama and I'm so, so grateful for that! We're getting close to the end of our first (mandatory) week of "shelter-in-place", but I've been observing #togetherathome for three weeks. Wanna know something? I'm...
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Support our Needlepoint Shops

So, how's it going with you today? Every day, life continues to be full of twists and turns. And, well - I just want you to know that you're on my mind and in my heart. We're soooo lucky to...
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