One thing that remains the same in this uncertain world – I am still stitching! I’ve been busy this summer creating new designs and enjoying having a little more “down time”. These designs will be released September 4th and will be available at your local needlework shop or through the website. Banded by Bargello was…

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While there won’t be many traditional graduation ceremonies this year, you can stitch a special remembrance for someone special. I’ve finished stitching and the pattern is at the printer so will be available soon. In the meantime, you can go ahead and pre-order now.

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Welcome to the first blog post from my new website. I’m thrilled with the first month of activity and am working on getting up to speed on sending out newsletters, blogging, and setting up a separate page for Needle Delights Originals on Facebook. I invite you to like or follow me there as eventually, my…

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It’s official – registration is open for my 2020 Mystery – Banded by Bargello! You can get all the details here. I used Planet Earth silks and Pepper Pot for the first time in this project. The silk is a bit thick for 18ct which made it perfect for bargello with excellent coverage. I loved…

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I’ve been home from Seminar for a week now and am almost caught up with everything. Seminar was a whirlwind – a jam packed schedule with classes, events, and squeezing in some visiting time with old and new friends. My students were especially wonderful and I’ve heard from a few who’ve finished their pieces –…

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I’m headed to Houston next week to teach at the ANG Seminar. I leave a week from today and every moment from now until then will be spent getting everything ready to load into the car. Five days of teaching, Teacher Showcase, and of course, EXPO! I’m looking forward to it all…In the meantime, registration…

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It’s been a busy couple of months and I can finally share the new designs I will be releasing soon. I will be heading to Nashville at the end of next week for one of the most fun weekends of the year. It’s a crazy fun whirlwind connecting with old friends and shopowners from all…

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I’m excited to announce that I am offering an online Mystery Class through Shining Needle Society again. For the first time, the Mystery design is square. It’s also different than my other Mysteries but does cover the canvas completely. Class will start on January 1st – I think it’ll be fun to start a brand…

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It has been a fairly lazy summer for me – after a wildly busy spring traveling and teaching, I was happy to have a couple of months at home with a  week long vacation the middle of July to visit friends. I have used a good portion of  the summer creating next year’s Mystery class…

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