embroidery

Needlepoint canvas embellished with decorative stitches

Are Needlepoint And Embroidery The Same Thing?

By Ellen Johnson / January 8, 2022

Do you ever hear people calling different forms of needlework by the wrong name? Knitting and crochet get mixed up all the time. And as a former shop owner, I used to hear needlepoint  and embroidery get called all sorts of things – including knitting and sewing. So, are needlepoint and embroidery the same? The … Read more

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Do you have an ort jar?

What Do You Do With Your ORT?

By Ellen Johnson / February 15, 2018

Do you save your ORT? Or do you toss them in the trash? What’s that? You don’t know what the heck an ORT is?! Well then – pour yourself a nice cuppa and let me tell you. Sound good? Okey dokey – I’ll wait for you. Ellen Johnson

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French knots are fun to make!

Learn a New Stitch Every Day!

By Ellen Johnson / February 7, 2018

Hi there! I’ve had soooo much fun reading your comments about your favorite kind of embroidery – and who taught you to stitch! Thank you for sharing with me. 🙂 Did you take some time every day this past week to work on one of your projects? It’s amazing how much you can get done in … Read more

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