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Re: Happy Birthday to -

January 11, 2018, 6:30 pm

What a lovely surprise. Yes I am 82 today and I look at RCTN everyday. Not got much time for crafts as I am full timer carer for my DH who has Vascular Parkinson,s and Dementia. Most days he does ... Read more »


January 2, 2018, 9:04 pm

I've uploaded to rctnp a few pics of my Victorian house, now finished & framed and progress pics of a couple other things I'm currently working on for your viewing pleasure. Amazing what I can g... Read more »

A finish!

November 20, 2017, 8:43 pm

Yaaay! I finished my Victorian House, washed & ironed it and dropped it off at Michael's, where the frame has been waiting for about 2 weeks. I should get it back in a day or 2. Will post pics... Read more »

New Fabric

November 8, 2017, 6:24 pm

Wouldn't this fabric be *great* for a winter design??? -- Joan See my pi... Read more »


November 8, 2017, 6:20 pm

I'm *almost* tempted to do this design! LOL -- Joan See my pictures here: http://ndjo... Read more »

Too funny!

November 3, 2017, 2:39 pm

Had to share this with people in the know! On Craig's list there was a post for embroidery thread for sale (this was amazing just for the fact DH showed it to me, when he's always saying I don't... Read more »

Questions about 36ct fabric; plys of thread & bead size?

October 22, 2017, 4:53 pm

I bought the pattern for Mirabilia's Petal Fairy, see it here: ttern/04-3255 Now I'm contemplating what to do. I have a ... Read more »

How many strands of floss are the equivelant to pearl cotton size 3

October 20, 2017, 10:58 pm

I can't find pearl cotton size 3 in the color I want to use for a project. If I substitute embroidery floss how many strands do I need to use. TIA Read more »

New DMC colors

October 17, 2017, 2:58 pm

Hi all, I just got an email that said DMC is coming out with 35 new colors! You can get them in a special tin now or wait until Nov. 1 when the new colors are launched (think I'll wait!). Here... Read more »

Nordic Needle

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September 25, 2017, 7:57 pm

I was stunned when I got my mail today and I had an invitation from Nordic Needle for a closing sale. They sent out invitations to loyal patron for a week of shopping before notifying the genera... 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 »