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Eight Tips for Getting Your Needlepoint Stash Under Control

By Ellen Johnson / June 25, 2020

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 it if you haven’t already. It’s a game-changer!) The gist of the book is that … Read more

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April in Alabama

How to Match Threads with Stitches

By Ellen Johnson / April 18, 2018

Hi there! It’s a gloriously beautiful spring day here in Alabama…there’s a cool breeze blowing, the sun is shining, the birdies are chirping, and big puffy white clouds are drifting across the bluest sky you ever saw. It makes my heart sing just to look out the window. Last week, we chatted about the design … Read more

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Tips for Organizing Your Stash

By Ellen Johnson / June 21, 2017

A couple of years ago, I became “acquainted” with Marie Kondo and her wonderful book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. I read it, cover to cover, rather quickly (it’s a relatively short book) and, when I finished it, I committed to “konmari-ing” my house. Unfortunately, “the best-laid plans…” well, you know – and I … Read more

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