Category Archives: News and Updates

Crewel Embroidery Project: Woodland in Wool


This cute wooly project will be my first on-line workshop. I will be  posting weekly updates on how this project progresses and, hopefully learn to become more savvy with how to post beautiful and more details pictures. I am working … Continue reading

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Needle Arts Guild @ Mission Main Street Grants


There could be a Needle Arts Guild of Historic Hudson Valley retail store in the near future. I am working very hard to establish a dedicated work space and retail home for N.A.G. here in Beacon. My on-line sales have … Continue reading

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Sewing in the Hudson Valley –


Sewing in the Hudson Valley –.

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Embroiderers’ Guild of America — Needle Arts Guild of Historic Hudson Valley Chapter


I am looking for Mid-Hudson Valley needle art and sewing enthusiasts who would be interested in joining a newly established Chapter of the Metropolitan Region of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America.  Members of this nationally recognized organization would participate in … Continue reading

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The Burning of Kingston – Rev War Reenactment starts on Oct 3rd


Lots of events will be going on during this weekend. If you want to dress the part – contact me for all your Rev War historical apparel needs!

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Hella Beale Designs

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Hella’s Revolutionary War Styles


My friend and mentor Hella Beale makes very fine reproduction apparel – she has been at it a long time and is THE person I go to when I am not sure how its done! All of her pieces are … Continue reading

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The French General Toile Hand Embroidery Workshop in Beacon October 2, 2013 call: 845 831-1134 x105


Now that the Fall is upon us I just can’t resist starting a new hand embroidery project.  The Howland Public Library in Beacon has graciously offered to hosting a hand embroidery workshop featuring the lovely toile fabrics of The French … Continue reading

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French General Toile Fabric – Embroidery Workshop in Beacon Oct 2, 2013


Well, I can not resist picking up some hand embroidery once the Fall weather starts. A cold, rainy day just makes me want to curl up on the sofa with a little project. I will be giving a hands on … Continue reading

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Pottery Barn Slipcovers in Fabricut’s AGATHA is the featured fabric for September


This lovely matelassé fabric comes in this lovely fresh cream color as well as pale pink, blue, spring green & mist (mint) green as well as white

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