NEWS: Workshops 2017

Monday Afternoon’s I will be returning every few weeks to Launceston to stitch with my regular group. Learn Embroidery Stitches My new Council (Shire) offer a range of lifestyle classes and I have been offered to join their list of tutors. We are offering a Beginners to Embroidery Class, two hours for three weeks. In […]


An Embroidered Seat Cover

This year I am going to indulge myself by working a piece just for me, and will share it with you as I progress. I have a delicate Georgian chair that is in need of a new cover.  As I really enjoy stitching our Eucalyptus and Tea Tree flowers they will be scattered over the […]


EGA Seminar in Alexandria Virginia

I have just finished teaching  five days at the EGA Seminar in Alexandria Virginia. It was geat fun and I had wonderful students who accomplished a lot. My four day class had 22 students including two who had never done counted needlepoint. Fuchsias bloomed on day three and four. Some students went home with a […]


What does the remainder of 2016 bring?

A belated Happy New Year to everyone. I do not know where the 1st month of the year went? For us it has been very hot, so it was so easy to stitch away the days in a cool room watching Tennis or Cricket on TV. What does the remainder of 2016 bring? My focus […]


Camellias, Two Ways

Camellias in silk ribbon adorn a small purse and Biscornu. The background of needlepoint is repeated on both items. The small purse is stitched on 13 count canvas. The Biscornu (pincushion) is worked on 18 count interlocked canvas. These two pieces are featured in the current issue of the ANG Needle Pointers Magazine USA. Beads […]


Needlepoint, embroidery and Cruising

On the 1st of April I was in Freemantle Western Australia, onboard the Voyager of the Seas preparing for our Needlework Cruise. We had six days of wonderful stitching. My students were amazing. I was very pleased with the amount of stitching they accomplished and the quality of their work. Many friendships were made during […]