Sajou Threads - A Needlepoint Work in Progress

How do you choose threads for a needlepoint piece?  Some people love working with wool or cotton.  Others love the shine of silk or the sparkle of metallics.  Of course each kind of thread has it's special place and application. 

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Many of you know that knitting has been a big part of my life.  I can knit with most sized needles although I love anything larger than a US size 10.  I can knit in the dark or without looking as long as the stitch pattern is in my hands an

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Embroidery Across Centuries and Continents

We are so fortunate to have examples of embroidery through the ages.  The Cleveland Museum of Art as well as other museums have generously made photographic files available of pieces in their collections.  The CMA is a treasure trove of gre

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