A pretty little spider

Susan of Suztats shared photos of a number of stitchy projects, including this fun and colorful crazy-quilt block in progress. Her beaded spider is perfection. Although she doesn’t explain how she made it, her close-up photo makes the technique clear … Read More ...

Inspiration: Eleanor Pigman

This bead embroidery, Mushroom Corals by Eleanor Pigman, is perfection in my eyes. A deceptively simple image that combines excellent composition, masterful use of color, and of course exquisite beading. At 8.5″ x 11.25″, how many thousands of seed … Read More ...

New online classes at MVA

Now you can sign up for Take It Anytime classes at Maureen’s Vintage Acquisitions. You could learn to make the Twisted Waffle Flower motif by Shirlee Fassell (shown at left). Or create embroidered designs using faux pearls with Betty PillsburyRead More ...