When we are trapped inside in bad weather, but are not in the mood to stitch, it is nice to browse the Internet and learn about new techniques or tools to enhance our stitching.
Ever heard of tubular mesh? It looks fascinating and makes wonderful leaves.
Interesting in ? Watch Mary Corbet as she designs and stitches a crewel rooster as a way of testing various wools and . This is the latest posting as I wrote the newsletter. Check the end of the article for earlier postings or search Mary's site using "crewel" to read more.
Want to learn some new techniques on CD? I've already talked about the Amy Bunger How'd You Do That? series but there are two new CDs out on needle painting by a master of this art.
Janet Perry just reviewed black metallic canvas for those who are interested in trying this type of canvas.
Finally, if you are just in the mood to sit and watch someone else stitch, Madonna's working on a gorgeous elaborate Caela Conn Tyler project called "Red ". Note what she says about using Angelina, a product I've never heard of!
All this will keep us busy until Valentine's Day!
Written by Jane/Chilly Hollow
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