Tag Archive: stitching life

Resolved!

2018 I just finished my 60th needlepoint project for the year. Today I’m going to sum up how I did with the resolutions and unveil my resolutions for next year. 2017 Final Tally Finish 5 UFO’S: 7 completed Finish 1 big project not done Fini…

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That Old Feeling

My Needlepoint Problem Being a bit of an obsessive type, needlepoint has consumed me to some extent for nearly 50 years. It is the longest relationship in my life, except for my brother. So it was a natural fit to turn my hobby/passion into a business when the opportunity presented itself. AndI have never regretted […]

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Discretion Is the Better Part of Valor

In case you couldn’t tell by my company’s name I lived in Napa for many years and now live about 15 miles south. It’s been tough this week so far. Although I have no way of knowing what things will be like on Wednesday when you read this, right now, Tuesday morning, things still pretty […]

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Keeping the Resolutions

Over to the right on the pages of this blog is my list of needlepoint resolutions. I make them every year (and have for ages) and rarely do I keep them well. my usual way of operating is to do just enough to feel as if the process is worth keeping up. Right about now, […]

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Potpourri of Needlepoint

This week has, I’m afraid, been consumed with many things that have taken up far too much of my time when I would rather have been doing something else (like stitching). I’m sure good will come of it in the end. I want to highlight some small things in today’s post. Needlepoint Classes Today is […]

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Needlepoint Resolution Round-up

About this time last year I made my needlepoint resolutions for this year. To help me keep track I have been tracking my progress in the sidebar of this blog. I haven’t met several of my goals, but where I’ve met them, I’ve really exceeded them. Let’s look at each one. 2016 Progress Report 23 […]

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Is Perfect the Enemy of the Good?

Mostly I am a “good enough” person. Since it’s my nature to be both a perfectionist and Type-A, this represents a major concession to life. Some parts, like my hair style, became “good enough” very early on. My hair will not hold a curl for anything and so I wear it short. My house has […]

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New Feature Stitch-in Listings

Do you go to a regular stitch-in? Does your shop host specific times for folks to come in and stitch? Maybe you Stitch in Public and would like others to join you. I’m starting a new feature so you can find places to stitch and people to stitch with you wherever you might be. It […]

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Complete this Survey & Win Prizes

The fiber arts community needs your feedback! Please take ten minutes to complete the TNNA Fiber Arts 2016 Survey, part of a major study of U.S. knitters, crocheters, needlepointers, cross-stitchers, weavers, and spinners. By taking this survey you will . . . Help fiber arts organizations and businesses serve you better Tell retailers, manufacturers, and […]

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Do You Have Some Needlepoint News?

Web sites go away, they change, new sites come into being. With nearly 3,000 posts on this blog and over 1600 on the news blog, there lots to manage. I’m not complaining, but I’m not always the first person to hear about things. That’s partly because I tend to keep my head down, but also […]

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