Inspiration: Linda Behar

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When I first encountered Linda Behar’s work I didn’t think anything of it. I thought it was just a really great photograph of a salt marsh…and then, I looked a little closer…it wasn’t a photograph, it was STICHED! The water, Read More ...

A Common Thread

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I really do think that all people who do needlework share a common thread. Whether we design our own art, or follow a pattern, love modern images or vintage classics, we are connected by the love to create.  Susan atRead More ...

Inspiration: Agulhas da Meri

Meri of Agulhas da Meri befriended me when I first started writing for CraftGossip almost five years ago. I soon learned that she was known throughout the online needlework community not only for her inspirational traditional Portuguese embroidery, but also … Read More ...

Inspiration: Eleanor Pigman

Eleanor Pigman, bead-embroiderer extraordinaire, has recently turned her needle to capturing images of sealife. The colors, the textures…exquisite. She says, “My work is changing and becoming more organic in many ways.” What hasn’t changed is the excellence of her … Read More ...

The USA in stitch

Amy of While Wearing Heels tells us a bit about her project to embroider a map of the United States. Not as simple as it sounds. The pretty result will be made into a quilt by Amy’s mom. (Yea for … Read More ...

Inspiration: Claudia W

Check out this rockin block created by Claudia W of Austria for the Crazy Quilt Journal Project 2013. The colors, the lovely stitch choices, the images keep my eyes traveling — I’m captivated by the details. And I adore her … Read More ...