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Stitchville USA and new photos!

April 23, 2017, 9:14 pm

I finally did it...hubby drove me 2.5 hours to the very first Needlework Sh op I've ever been in. I about died of happiness! Stichville USA is in Minne tonka, MN and was pretty hard to find, as it'... Read more »

Petit point on Penelope 10/20

April 16, 2017, 11:17 am

What is considered the best thread to do petit point on 10/20 Penelope canvas to detail faces , hands etc, the rest of the design is done in wool. I would like to know the brand, ply and needle size... Read more »

By me ? My name !

April 15, 2017, 1:23 pm

I don't want by me but can't find how to get my name on my posts ! ( l know.....I'm dumb ! ) Read more »

HELP , Needlepoint on faces

April 15, 2017, 1:10 pm

I am new to needlepoint, and very ambitiously am doing a Madonna by Royal Paris. I have done almost all but have yet to stitch the faces and hands. To me it looks as though I should do this wit... Read more »

Re: DMC Flower Threads

April 12, 2017, 1:08 pm

I too have a complete set and was very disappointed when they were discontinued. They were a bit tricky to get the hang of at first, but they worked up beautifully. I still display a Sudbury box w... Read more »


April 12, 2017, 9:26 am

I am new to needlepoint after years of patchwork, and bits of cross stitch, embroidery etc. I am completely hooked I have only done 2 pieces that hav e been framed and am now working on The Mado... Read more »

Post new pics

March 22, 2017, 12:21 pm

Hello everyone...I started an album at RCTN under my name, Violet Stitches. Here's the link in case you've misplaced it (new people have to join but it's easy): Read more »

Floss scraps for birds? Don't do it ...

March 4, 2017, 4:44 pm

I recall reading many years ago on rctn about leaving floss scraps out for birds. Always intended to, but, you know, intentions ... Today I read this: Read more »

Re: Crafting Buddies!

March 1, 2017, 3:34 am

There's always Stitchville in Minnetonka--a mere 90 mikes away! :-) -- jinx the minx Read more »

Eterna Silk Floss

February 27, 2017, 6:20 pm

Hi, I used to read this group on a daily basis, but haven't visited in many, ma ny years. I lost my job (twice!!), found a new job, then retired a few yea rs ago. Unfortunately, due to shoulder,... Read more »

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ISO attorney chart

If any of you have the chart: Attorney (#1022, by Imaginating, Inc, designed by Diane Arthurs) could you please email me directly? I'm about 3/4 of the way finished and have lost half of the chart.... Read more »


A challenge for you

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Looking for De Fil En Aiguille Magazine

Hi, all, I am looking for a particular issue of the French magazine De Fil En Aiguille -- Hors Series 22 (Atelier de Brodeuse). I have looked everywhere and I am talking worldwide! My rusty high ... Read more »


Way OT-Pun Punchlines

Here are 69 punchlines for puns I'm quite sure that the punsters among us can easily fill in the stories and the rest of us can make something up. 1. People who live in grass houses shouldn't stow ... Read more »


Green Needlework

Don't know how many of you like to crochet but this might be of interest to some. One of the ladies in my water aerobics class brings a crocheted tote bag for her towels and such. I was quizzing he... Read more »


England Needlepoint Shops

Can anyone recommend some good needlepoint shops to visit while I am in England? Read more »


Rodgers Sterling and MOP embroidery kit

Hi, I recently aquired what I believe to be an antique embroidery kit, and I know nothing about it. There is a leather case with red velvet inside. There are small knives awls a thimble and other too... Read more »


Knitting a Patch

I know this isn't a knitting forum, but I'm hoping some of you can help me. My editor insisted I change the name of the next Betsy Devonshire book, w hich I was calling The Needle Case. After so... Read more »


Hand Embroidery Software

I've been searching for hand embroidery software that will allow me to design my own patterns and/or scan pictures, etc. and then have the software convert them to an embroidery pattern for stitching... Read more »


Sunset Designs

Does anyone know if this company still exists? I've been googling it and find a lot of references to their old stitchery kits but nothing providing a current contact. I'm trying to track down some... Read more »