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Want to snazz up that drab dress? Give yourself a new look without going overboard or maybe even just spruce up the house with a touch of spring flowers. Now you can …

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If Aimee Ray wants to write it, I want to read it. If she wants to design it, I want to stitch it. So when I received a review copy of the third book in her Doodle Stitching series, I …

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 A new issue of Kelly Fletcher‘s Stitch & Thimble ezine is available now. Kelly says,

I’ve doubled the size of the publication and added a host of new features, but kept the cover price at just £5.

More content for …

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bookStefanie of Craftside gives us the rundown on their book The Complete Photo Guide to Needleworkby Linda Wyszynski. And as a special treat, she shares a page of the book that demos how to stitch ribbon rosebuds. Check out

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Enjoy the video review by Sara of Crafts of Texture of Hand Stitch Perspectives by Alice Kettle and Jane McKeating. Sara says,

I think this is a great reference book for any professional, or craft student who is passionate about

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Lindsay of Craft Buds alerted me to a rockin post that features an interview with one of my fave designers, Anna Maria Horner; some previews of Anna Maria’s upcoming book, which focuses on gorgeous needlework; and a publisher’s giveaway …

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Emily of Crap at Crafts reviews a dollar-bookstore find, a vintage copy of Celebrity Needlepoint. Her comments and the scans she shares will make you want to track down a copy on line. Want to know what kinds of projects …

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Mary Corbet of Needle ‘n’ Thread gives the heads-up: Guardian Angel by Galina Tregubov, a step-by-step guide to needlepainting an icon, is available free in ebook form. Go to Mary’s post for more information and the link to the

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Even though I’m not Jewish, I love Jewish Threads: A Hands-On Guide to Stitching Spiritual Intention into Jewish Fabric Crafts by Diana Drew with Robert Grayson. The book includes instructions for 30 needlework projects–beautiful, practical, meaningful objects for the …

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We’ve all heard the huge buzz on the Internet about PUSH Stitchery, curated by Jamie Chalmers (aka MrXStitch). Every trendy stitcher has jumped on the bandwagon. Is the book really that good? Do we each really need a copy? …

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Here’s an awesome book I’d love to get my hands on: The Best of Kooler Design Studio from Leisure Arts Publications. Amazon.com says,

In 1985 Kooler Design Studio set up shop in the Diablo Valley of California. Over the years,

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If you remember the 1970s, then you probably loved bargello. I did. I even had one of those sofas upholstered with a flame-stitch print. Whatever happened to bargello?

Although it never really went away, it has been resurging lately with …

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Australian needle artist Gloria McKinnon has put together Glorious Embellishing for Martha Pullen’s publication company. This book is all about traditional-style crazy quilting: rich, colorful fabrics; antique images; complex embroidered seam treatments; silk-ribbon and beaded embellishments.

Project directions are a bit …

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You’re going to like Better Homes and Gardens Applique Class. Its instructional approach is traditional: The front of the book provides detailed instructions; the back of the book is full of projects. So what makes it different from every …

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Wouldn’t it be nice to have an expert stitcher on hand all the time to help you solve problems and share tidbits of wisdom to make your stitchy life easier? You can have needlepoint expert Janet M. Perry at your elbow …

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