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Splendiferous Silk Thread

By Ellen Johnson / April 23, 2021

My very first needlepoint project was stitched entirely in wool. It was one of those pre-worked pieces from the needlework department at Gayfer’s… the kind where you just fill in the background. Those were (and still are!) terrific projects – especially for practicing basketweave. But I have to admit, my needlepoint world changed when I … Read more

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Needlepoint Tools and Gadgets

By Ellen Johnson / February 25, 2021

Which needlepoint tools and gadgets do you have in your needlepoint workbasket? There are dozens of options available to today’s stitcher, and that makes it even harder to know what’s “critical” and what’s simply “nice to have”. So, today, we’re going to talk about the essentials. Those tools and accessories that you really should have … Read more

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Lowery Workstands

Lowery Workstands For Needlepoint

By Ellen Johnson / February 11, 2021

The week before last, I posted an article about needlework stands from Needlework System 4, a company in Florida. And this week, we’re gonna continue my series with a peek at the Lowery Workstand. Lowery Workstands are manufactured in the United Kingdom, but they’re available worldwide. A couple of months ago, I splurged and bought … Read more

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