October 28, 2015
Halloween and the Day of the Dead
In the United States, Halloween is the favorite holiday of many -- adults and children alike. Celebrated on October 31, All Hallows' Eve originated from the ancient Celtic festival Samhain (for some reason pronounced "say-win") which celebrated the...
October 2, 2012
Colorful Stumpwork Pilllow
I found this elaborate pillow at a local thrift store in New Jersey. It's approximately 18" and covered with vibrant color and imagery. I think it's a souvenir of someone's visit to a South American country; probably Peru.
September 27, 2012
I found this great little book at the thrift store: Small Flowers in Embroidery. Printed in Japan, it was published in 1975 by Ondorisha Publishers. It's filled with beautiful color illustrations and clear instructions. I may post a few of the...