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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I’ve been spending some time digging out flower beds and doing a little planting. Although I love flowers and would like to have a beautifully landscaped yard and garden, I’m not a big fan of actually working with dirt and yard tools. After planting a bunch of flowers and a few vegetables this past weekend…

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February is one of the craziest months as the Nashville wholesale market is the first weekend in March. For the first time ever, I had completed stitching all of my designs by the end of December and managed to eke out a new Holiday Delights in January! I felt great being ahead of the game…

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I hope you all had a wonderful Holiday. I finished a big project just before midnight and look forward to showing you soon. In the meantime, Tis the season for a sale! As we approach the new year, to thank you for a fabulous 2017, I’m offering an After Christmas Sale. To bring in 2018,…

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